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Travelling across Cultures
Travelling across Cultures

Author(s): Anca Mihaela Dobrinescu
Subject(s): Anthropology, Social Sciences, Education, Sociology, Sociology of Education, Identity of Collectives
Published by: Universitatea Petrol-Gaze din Ploieşti
Keywords: intercultural communication; globalization; reshaping of identities; intercultural education;
Summary/Abstract: This book is intended as a wake-up call. It is a book whose main aim is to enhance awareness of some of the problems with which contemporary world confronts itself. It is a humanist’s effort to draw attention to those issues that cause individuals’ anxiety and may eventually lead to their alienation. The question the book attempts to answer is how important intercultural communication is in an age of globalization, whose processes have irremediably affected society. Our intention is to gain insight into how globalizing practices have contributed to the reshaping of identities. We are also interested in finding out what knowledge and skills individuals should be equipped with to cope more efficiently with the challenge of living in the “global village.” Special attention will be given to issues related to communication between cultures as well as to some of the serious problems education has to consider in the new, and much too rapidly, changing context. The book will then be about intercultural communication and intercultural education as we see the two necessarily interrelated.

  • Print-ISBN-13: 978-973-719-545-6
  • Page Count: 253
  • Publication Year: 2014
  • Language: English