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Communications Ch. 9
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Interaction between people whose cultural perceptions and symbol systems differ enough to influence the communication event.
When there is no single racial or ethnic majority among a country's population.
Describing individuals using names we believe categorize them.
Negative attitude toward a group based on little or no experience.
Overtly excluding, avoiding, or distancing oneself from another group.
Believing oneself to be superior to others.
Belief that one's own culture is the best.
Those with whom one identifies.
A group seen as other than one's own.
Someone who shifts effortlessly among and between multiple cultural mindsets and cultural identities.
Belief that people vary in behaviors, feelings, traditions, and values depending on their culture.
A culture's gauges for determining right from wrong.
Maintaining the practices and identities of one's bounded culture within the larger culture.
Identification with or integration into a different culture.
Metaphorical image in which all cultures blend together into one harmonious whole.
Involving oneself in another culture.
Individualistic Versus Collective Cultures
Measure of a culture's commitment to the individual versus the group.
How people of a given culture manage status and hierarchy.
A culture's comfort with difference and ambiguity.
Measure of a culture's commitment to gender roles and the characteristics that accompany them.
High- and Low-Context Cultures
Measure of the degree of communication-shaping information present in communication settings.
Ability to put oneself in the position of others to better understand them.
Sets of information automatically interpreted as factual.
Intercultural Communication Competence
Degree of successful meaning making with communicators from different backgrounds.
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