Cross-Cultural Adaptation

Current Approaches (International and Intercultural Communication Annual)
  • 320 Pages
  • 2.21 MB
  • English
Sage Publications, Inc
Anthropology, Language Arts & Disciplines / Communication, Acculturation, Assimilation (Sociology), Intercultural communication, Psych
The Physical Object
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11213957M
ISBN 100803930380
ISBN 139780803930384

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About the Author. Baohua Yu obtained her PhD degree from the University of Hong Kong. She has been involved in teaching English as a foreign language for seven years.

Currently she is a post-doctoral research fellow at the University of New South Wales. Her major fields of research are applied linguistics, cross-cultural psychology Price: $ Cross-Cultural Adaptation: Current Approaches (International and Intercultural Communication Annual) 1st Edition by Young Yun Kim (Author), William B.

Gudykunst (Author)Cited by: Communication and Cross-Cultural Adaptation: An Interdisciplinary Theory (Intercommunication Series) First Edition Edition. Find all the books, read about the author, and : Paperback.

This multi-disciplinary volume considers the cross-cultural adaptation process from psychological, sociological, anthropological and communication perspectives. Using diverse case examples, it. Underpinning the cross-cultural adaptation process are the two interrelated experiences of deculturation of some of the original cultural habits, on the one hand, and acculturation of new ones, on the by: Building on the essential nature of the process of cross-cultural adaptation depicted in Chapter 4, we now turn to differential adaptation rates at which different strangers move along in attaining higher-level functional fitness, psychological health, and intercultural identity.

Clearly, some strangers make smooth and speedy transitions, whereas others suffer from prolonged inability to find ways to overcome their cross-cultural. Cross-cultural adaptation is a complex process of choosing, translating, and adapting relevant patient-reported outcome (PRO) measures or questionnaires, from one language or culture to others, to assure comparisons between languages and cultures for the assessment of health outcomes (Hilton & Strutkowiski, ; Hunt, ).

Then, the translated versions are tested on the target population to. Kim, Y Y'The process of cross-cultural adaptation', in Becoming intercultural: an integrative theory of communication and cross-cultural adaptation, SAGE Publications, Inc., Thousand Oaks, CA, pp.

viewed 1 Maydoi: /n4. Kim, Young Y. "The Process of Cross-Cultural Adaptation.". Programs that are "connected" to Cross-Cultural Adaptation theory meet one or more of the following criteria: Program explicitly helps individuals develop understanding of stress/adaptation/growth model in Cross-Cultural Adaptation book to approach their "intercultural evolution" with a higher degree of self-awareness.

Program stresses. The familiar "U" curve of cross-cultural adaptation shows individuals going through a "honeymoon" phase in which they have high expectations for their Cross-Cultural Adaptation book in a new culture, a "culture shock.

Addressing these and related issues, the author presents a comprehensive theory, or a "big picture,"of the cross-cultural adaptation phenomenon.

Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle Cited by:   Cross-Cultural Adaptation by Young Yun Kim,available at Book Depository with free delivery :   Literature has long allowed us to travel to distant corners of the world without leaving our own beds.

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Some books, however, bring you to two worlds at once. Their pages illuminate how disparate cultures can reveal the mystery and beauty in each other and make us aware of the hardships, dreams, and hidden scars of those we share space with.

This multi-disciplinary volume considers the cross-cultural adaptation process from psychological, sociological, anthropological and communication perspectives. Using diverse case examples, it integrates theoretical and empirical research and presents studies of both long- and short-term :   The integrative communication theory of cross‐cultural adaptation provides two models to explain how and why people, on relocating from a familiar home culture to a new culture, are changed by continuous experiences of interacting with the host by: 1.

This book, as well as its predecessor, Communication and Cross-Cultural Adaptation: An Integrative Theory (Kim, ), addresses these and related issues of cross-cultural adaptation.

One of the motivations behind this work has been a keen recognition that the field of cross-cultural adaptation continues to be in need of interdisciplinary.

The Cross-Cultural Adaptability Inventory (CCAI) workshop is a powerful experience in helping participants identify personal areas of low cultural understanding. Participants will also identify individual strengths and weaknesses in four skill areas fundamental to effective cross-cultural communication.

Cambridge Core - Social and Cultural Anthropology - Cross-Cultural Psychology - by John W. BerryAuthor: John W. Berry, Ype H. Poortinga, Seger M. Breugelmans, Athanasios Chasiotis, David L.

Sam. Adapting Educational and Psychological Tests for Cross-Cultural Assessment critically examines and advances new methods and practices for adapting tests for cross-cultural assessment and research. The International Test Commission (ITC) guidelines for test adaptation and conceptual and methodological issues in test adaptation are described in detail, and questions of ethics and concern for.

Cross-Cultural Adaptation of E-Learning: /ch This chapter introduces the concepts of Culturally AWAre Systems CAWAS), a new family of adaptive systems that try to adapt learning contents and pedagogicalAuthor: Emmanuel Blanchard, Claude Frasson. This book looks at the movements of immigrants and refugees and the challenges they face as they cross cultural boundaries and strive to build a new life in an unfamiliar place.

It focuses on the psychological dynamic underpinning of their adaptation process, how their internal conditions change over time, the role of their ethnic and personal backgrounds, and of the conditions of the host.

Addressing these and related issues, the author presents a comprehensive theory, or a "big picture," of the cross-cultural adaptation phenomenon. Available Formats ISBN: Updated 9 June A General Introduction. Adaptation: Going Abroad Many authors have theorized and researched the notion of cross-cultural adaptation, which entails moving from one culture to another culture, usually (but not always) learning the rules, norms, customs, and language of the new should differentiate between different types of cross-cultural travel.

This text deals with cross-cultural adaptation of immigrants, refugees and sojourners and presents interdisciplinary theory in anthropology, communication, psychiatry, psychology, sociology and linguistics. It emphasizes cross-cultural experiences and social integration.

Cross-cultural validation refers to whether measures (in most cases psychological constructs) that were originally generated in a single culture are applicable, meaningful, and thus equivalent in another culture (Matsumoto, ).It has been mainly applied in psychological studies which need to adapt self-reported health status measures for use in languages other than the source language.

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Other readers will always be interested in your opinion of the books you've read. Whether you've loved the book or not, if you give your honest and detailed thoughts then people will find new books that are right for them. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations ; 23 cm. Contents: Conceptual migrations: understanding 'travelers' tales' for cross-cultural adaptation / W.

Barnett Pearce and Kyung-Wha Kang --The adjustment of sojourners / Adrian Furnham --Psychological acculturation of immigrants / John W. Berry, Uichol Kim. While cross-cultural adaptation theory itself is a fusion of previous ideas, it is not about racial or ethnic integration but instead assimilation.

And as such it is unlike the works of Bateson, Ruesch and Bateson, Watzlawick Beavin, and Jackson, and Buss and Kenrick [3] Kim's approach is unilinear. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Start by marking “Becoming Intercultural: An Integrative Theory of Communication and Cross-Cultural Adaptation” as /5(2).

Cross-Cultural Adaptation. Cite this entry as: () Cultural Adaptation. In: Michalos A.C. (eds) Encyclopedia of Quality of Life and Well-Being Research.Kim, Y Y'Existing approaches to cross-cultural adaptation', in Becoming intercultural: an integrative theory of communication and cross-cultural adaptation, SAGE Publications, Inc., Thousand Oaks, CA, pp.viewed 24 Aprildoi: /n2.

Kim, Young Y. "Existing Approaches to Cross-Cultural Adaptation.".Cross-cultural adaptation was measured using the scale by Black () and Black and Stephens (), having been used previously in research by Lee and Sukoco (), Jenkis and Mockaitis () and Peltokorpi and Froese ().

This scale consists of three first-order constructs: work, interaction and general by: 8.