Flashcards in Chaper 9 Deck (24):
Interactions between people whose cultural perceptions and symbols systems differ enough to influence the communication event.
Characterizing people or groups, often inaccurately.
Using names to categorize individuals/groups.
Negative attitude toward a cultural group based on little or no experience.
The overt actions one takes to exclude, avoid, or distance oneself from other groups.
People believe themselves to be superior to others.
Form of cultural exclusion; the belief that one's own culture lies at the center of everything; it's better than any other culture superior culture; Ethno - race and Centrism - center of something
Social Identity Theory
People have multiple "selves" that correspond to their different group memberships.
Identity Negotiation Theory
The idea that our identities are the product of negotiating our self-identification with others' self-identification.
The belief that people vary in their behaviors, feelings, traditions, and values depending on the cultures in which they live; and the fact that their beliefs are different from those of others doesn't make them any less or more valued.
Recognizing and respecting the differences of others.
Gauges for determining right from wrong - they are behavioral guidelines.
When people maintain the practices and identities of their bounded-cultural affiliations within the larger culture.
The act of involving oneself in another culture.
Value the goals, needs, and rights of the individual (America, Australia, Great Britain).
Value the goals, responsibilities, and obligations of the group (China, Japan, Latin America).
How people in a given culture deal with matters of status and hierarchy.
Accept power differences as part of society.
Cultures find inequality troubling and believe everyone should be treated equally.
The extent to which the members of a culture feel threatened by ambiguous or unknown situations.
Have clearly defined sex roles and exhibit/encourage "male" characteristics such as assertiveness, competitiveness, wealth, hierarchy, and ambition.
Tend to be more nurturing, empathetic, and compassionate.
Less detailed explanation than those in low-context cultures.