publication . Bachelor thesis . 2013

Living Between Two Cultures : Intercultural communication of Chinese immigrants in Uppsala

Yu, Zhenggang;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2013
  • Publisher: Uppsala universitet, Medier och kommunikation
  • Country: Sweden
Abstract
The research has focused on Chinese immigrants in Uppsala and the purpose of the research is to find out how intercultural communication has influenced the beliefs of Chinese immigrants in Uppsala. The beliefs here refer to ideas about family, education, workplace, and the state with regard to Hofstede et al.’s dimensions of national cultures. The thesis will focus on two dimensions: power distance and masculinity versus femininity. Two main concepts that are used in the thesis are intercultural communication and acculturation. In order to understand these two concepts, different models are introduced in the thesis: Gudykunst & Kim’s (1997) intercultural com...
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