In todays globalized world of international contact and multicultural interaction, effective intercultural communication is increasingly seen as a pre-requisite for social harmony and organisational success. This handbook takes a problem-solving ...
approach to the various issues that arise in real-life intercultural interaction. The editors have brought together experts from a range of disciplines, including linguistics, psychology and anthropology, to provide a multidisciplinary perspective on the field, whilst simultaneously anchoring it in applied linguistics. This book provides a state-of-the-art description of different areas in the context of intercultural communication; presents a critical appraisal of the relevance of the field; and, offers solutions of everyday language-related problems international handbook with contributions from renown experts in the field.