Communicating Across Cultures in Cyberspace

Communicating Across Cultures in Cyberspace

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qThis bibliographic review is a first attempt at collecting together a body of literature relevant to the study of intercultural communication in cyberspace. It explores and summarizes themes and arguments in current literature relating to `the culture(s) of the Internet', `the language of cyberspace', `intercultural communication on the Internet', `identity and community in cyberspace', `culture and education in cyberspace' and `the impact of the Internet on culture(s)'. The survey offers an overview of current research and theoretical contributions identified in each area an extensive annotated bibliography that includes abstracts or summaries of each contribution It also identifies the most pressing issues in the field as well as gaps in current knowledge and understanding. Prof. Roche ist Sprecher des Instituts fA¼r Deutsch als Fremdsprache der LMU MA¼nchen, assoziierter Professor an der Deutsch-Jordanischen Hochschule und Vorsitzender des Wissenschaftlichen Beirats des Bundesamtes f?r Migration und FlA¼chtlinge. qTo define these units of analysis, the author first defines the term Internet computer-mediated communication. ... This collection of essays is seen by researchers in the field as an important contribution to the study of transitional cultures thatanbsp;...

Title:Communicating Across Cultures in Cyberspace
Author:Leah Pauline Macfadyen, Jörg Roche, Sabine Doff
Publisher:LIT Verlag Münster - 2004


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