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Business Communication across Cultures: A Theoretical Perspective

Francesca Bargiela-Chiappini

in Professional Communication: Collaboration between Academics and Practitioners

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099654
eISBN:
9789882207295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099654.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

In taking on the intercultural encounters, particularly in business and professional settings, examining concepts and frameworks that are usually taken for granted individually would prove to be ... More


Prologue

Michelle MacCarthy

in Making the Modern Primitive: Cultural Tourism in the Trobriand Islands

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780824855604
eISBN:
9780824872175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824855604.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

The prologue lays out the foundations for the chapters to follow. It introduces some of the primary themes to be covered, using the narratives of two of the tourists who exemplify the nature of what ... More


Introduction: Tropic Spells, Performance, and the Native Boy

Eng-Beng Lim

in Brown Boys and Rice Queens: Spellbinding Performance in the Asias

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814760895
eISBN:
9780814760567
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814760895.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

This introductory chapter demonstrates that while orientalist dyadic formations are chronic and persistent in twentieth- and twenty-first-century intercultural encounters, queer couplings such as the ... More


From Source to Allusion: Alexander in Intercultural Encounters

Su Fang Ng

in Alexander the Great from Britain to Southeast Asia: Peripheral Empires in the Global Renaissance

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198777687
eISBN:
9780191864803
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198777687.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, World History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter examines the synchronic renewals and the repurposing of Alexander the Great’s image in canonical English and Malay literatures. More specifically, it considers the transmission of the ... More


A Dialogue between a Liberal and an Ultra-Orthodox on the Exclusion of Women from Torah Study

Menachem Mautner

in Mapping the Legal Boundaries of Belonging: Religion and Multiculturalism from Israel to Canada

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199383009
eISBN:
9780190203603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199383009.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter addresses the exclusion of women from Torah study through a fictive dialogue between a liberal and an Ultra-Orthodox Jew. This dialogic exchange represents a suitable scholarly approach ... More


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