Journal of Intercultural Communication, issue 6, Februari 2003

Iben Jensen

The Practice of Intercultural Communication - reflections for professionals in cultural meetings rtf-file


In this article I will argue that the globalisation process has carried two major implications for intercultural communication research: 1) It has provided a new target group; professional practitioners in multiethnic societies. 2) It has made 'cultural identity' one of the most important concepts in intercultural research. The challenge for intercultural research today is to provide analytical tools for the practitioners - tools which are developed in relation to the complexity in multiethnic societies.

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