Globalization and intercultural communication
Zotzmann, Karin (2007) Globalization and intercultural communication. Culture, Language and Representation, 4, 253-268.
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Intercultural contact and communication have allegedly increased in the context of globalization. Both terms are, however, little transparent, evoke a host of associations and carry ideological baggage. The present article proposes a framework to understand current socio-economic processes by recourse to a particular heterodox economic view (Regulationism). I will argue from this point of view that although there is no such thing as globalization there are some changes - dominated by neoliberal policies - that increase the gap between rich and poor inter- and intranationally. Since these changing structural conditions of distribution (class) impact Fundamentally on issues of recognition (identity), i.e. the core of approaches to intercultura1 communication, I conclude that any theory of the latter has to take economic and political structures into consideration.
|Keywords:||globalization, regulationism, class, intercultural communication, identity, power|
|Subjects:||H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
J Political Science > JV Colonies and colonization. Emigration and immigration. International migration
P Language and Literature > PB Modern European Languages
|Divisions:||University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Humanities
|Date Deposited:||31 Mar 2011 11:01|
|Last Modified:||02 Mar 2012 13:16|
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