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The movement, migration, or scattering of people away from an established or ancestral homeland

Diaspora

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Due to this, increasing cultural diversity within the US, and the Internet, understanding intercultural communication is vital

travel abroad programs

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Studying intercultural communication can lead to success in these contexts

Domestic and international business contexts

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Lack of attention to this can lead to costly disasters in business effectiveness

Cultural factors

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Fostering interethnic relations calls for this

Peacebuilding

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Working toward stability in a region to prevent conflicts from escalating into war

peace building

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T/F: People are not motivated to solve "intractable conflicts"

True

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Studying of intercultural communication can increase this by making us more aware of our own cultural identity and communication patterns

Increase self-awareness

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This may depend on your social and economic position

Enhanced self awareness

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Communication that occurs in interactions between people who are culturally different

Intercultural communication

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Learned patterns of perceptions, values, and behaviors shared by a group of people

Culture

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Culture is ____, ____, and operates within

Dynamic
Heterogeneous (diverse)
Operates within societal power structures

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Diverse

heterogeneous

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Many people live in what kind of environments?

Multicultural environments

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People who live between cultures and often experience contradictory cultural patterns

Border dwellers

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What are 3 ways to become a border dweller?

1. travel
2. socialization
3. participation in an intercultural relationship

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People who are border dwellers by choice for an extended time, such as immigrants

Voluntary long-term travelers

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People who are border dwellers by choice and for a limited time, such as study-abroad students or corporate personnel

Voluntary short-term travelers

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People who are border dwellers permanently but not by choice, such as those who relocate to escape war

Involuntary long-term travelers

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People who are border dwellers not by choice and for only a limited time, such as refugees forced to move

Involuntary short-term travelers

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What are 2 types of challenges for border dwellers?

1. culture shock
2. reverse culture shock/reentry shock

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A feeling of disorientation and discomfort due to the lack of familiar environmental cues

Culture shock

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Culture shock experienced by travelers upon returning to their home country

Reverse culture shock/reentry shock

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Multiple ? may exist because of one's race, sexual orientation, or religion

Cultural realities

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Attempts to do this may lead to exclusion, pressure to assimilate, or cultural limbo

Enact identities

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T/F: Attitudes toward intercultural relationships have improved in recent decades

True

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What is the best way to promote growth?

open communication

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Negotiating cultural tensions on the borders requires?

flexibility and adaptability

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People who feel disintegrated by having to shift cultures

Encapsulated marginal people

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People who thrive in a border-dweller life, while recognizing its tremendous challenges

Constructive marginal people