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Among cultures : the challenge of communication [Monograph] - 2nd [rev.] ed
Hall, B.J. \ 2005
communication - nonverbal communication - cross cultural studies - world - identity - stereotypes

This communication text provides you with practical applications that you can incorporate into your own life and interactions with others. Exercises, applications, and reflection questions are found throughout the text and help you understand your own culture, as well as the cultures of others. Table of Contents: 1. What is Meant by Intercultural Communication? 2. What is the Relationship Between Communication and Culture? 3. How Can We Learn About Our Own and Others'' Cultures? 4. How is Culture Related to Our Identities? 5. Where Can We Look to Explain Verbal Misunderstandings? 6. Where Can We Look to Explain Nonverbal Misunderstandings? 7. Why Do So Many People Get Treated Poorly? 8. How Can We Manage Conflict in Intercultural Settings? 9. How Can We Succeed in Our Intercultural Travels? 10. What Diversity Exists in the Study of Intercultural Communication? 11. Can Judgments of Right or Wrong Be Made When Dealing with Other Cultures?


Used in course: CPT-35806 Intercultural Communication
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Before dinner : philosophy and ethics of food [Monograph]
Korthals, M. \ 2004
nutrition - food - philosophy - ethics

This book is an extensive, original and systematic treatment of many important philosophical and ethical aspects of food (consumption and production). May we eat just anything? Can we do everything with animals, even genetic modification? If not, how can we regulate those processes so that they lead to optimum animal welfare while at the same time producing optimum taste? The production of food also causes environmental pollution does the fight against hunger have priority over the care of the environment? The care of the environment, animal welfare, and the quality of food should be in a certain harmony, but that is far from granted and hardly easy to achieve. These factors are often in conflict with each other, and a balance will thus need to be searched for. Other factors to take into consideration are the issue of global famine, the care for a farming class that is able to keep its head above water in a decent way, and a fair trade system that does not throw up unnecessary barriers for newcomers or small market participants and that promotes good nutrition. Famine continues to be a widespread phenomenon that violates human rights, causing nearly a billion people to suffer from hunger or malnutrition. At the same time, deliberate hunger, abundance, and obesity are prevalent in the Western world. Both issues refer to the social and cultural aspects of food. Scientific and technological developments like genetic modification and functional food also play an increasingly important role; almost every bite that we take is determined by scientific developments. An extra difficulty is that scientific information is often contradictory, or that it relies on statistical probabilities that are difficult to translate into everyday certitudes. All of these factors deserve attention, but it is the mix that is most important. In the land of food, either or does not exist, only both and. The adequate measure of both and serves as the starting point for this philosophical reflection.


Used in course: CPT-20803 Food Ethics
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Communicatiekundig ontwerpen : methoden, perspectieven en toepassingen [Monograph] - 4e ongew. herdr
Schellens, P.J. \ Klaassen, R. \ 2006
communication - design - methodology - applications

'Communicatiekundig ontwerpen biedt een nieuwe kijk op het communicatievak: dat van de ontwerper die op zoek is naar een oplossing voor een communicatieprobleem of een effectief middel om een communicatieve doelstelling te bereiken. Een dergelijke ontwerpaanpak is in de praktijk al in ontwikkeling, bijvoorbeeld in het werk van voorlichters of ontwerpers van websites. In dit boek wordt duidelijk dat het ontwerpen als een rode draad door de hele beroepspraktijk loopt. . In deel 1 bespreken de auteurs methoden die ontwerpers van communicatie ter beschikking staan: varierend van methoden van probleemanalyse tot methoden waarmee het effect van een communicatieprogramma kan worden onderzocht. In deel 2 wordt het communicatiekundig ontwerpen beschouwt vanuit verschillende disciplines, zoals de psychologie, de beleidswetenschap, de tekstwetenschap en de ethiek. In deel 3 komt de rijk geschakeerde praktijk aan bod, van videoproducties tot risicocommunicatie.. Het boek als geheel laat zien hoe het perspectief van de ontwerper een vruchtbare verbinding oplevert tussen onderzoek en beroepspraktijk.. De auteurs zijn allen betrokken bij de opleiding Toegepaste Communicatiewetenschap van de Universiteit Twente.. Het boek is bestemd voor docenten en studenten in de communicatiewetenschap en voor onderzoekers en professionals in het communicatieveld.. Uit de inhoud. Deel I Communicatiekundig ontwerpen: een kader Probleemanalyse en vooronderzoek Het ontwerpen van communicatiebeleid Het ontwerpen van communicatiemiddelen Mediaplanning Formatieve evaluatie Summatieve evaluatie. Deel II Sociale psychologie en communicatiekundig ontwerpen Cognitieve psychologie en communicatiekundig ontwerpen Overheidsbeleid en communicatie Tekstanalyse en communicatiekundig ontwerpen Ethiek en communicatiekundig ontwerpen. Deel III Het ontwerpen van videoprogrammas Het ontwerpproces van websites Het ontwerpen van teksten Het ontwerpen van een voorlichtingscampagne Planning, ontwerp en evaluatie van risicocommunicatie'


Used in course: CPT-13306 Methods for Effective Communication
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Communication : an introduction [Monograph]
Rosengren, K.E. \ 2000
communication - individuals - groups - organizations - culture - society - mass media

Accessibly written and assuming no prior knowledge of the discipline Communication: An Introduction: offers a thorough, yet lively, examination of all aspects of human communication, including: a summary of its nature, form and function; a detailed analysis of all the levels of communication; a description and overview of the different traditions of communication studies; and a consideration of the future of communication - as a phenomenon and as a field of research.


Used in course: CPT-12806 Communication Theory
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Communication for rural innovation : rethinking agricultural extension [Monograph] - 3rd edTable of contents
Leeuwis, C. \ Ban, A. van den \ 2004
extension - farmers - communication - innovations - handbooks - agricultural extension - Agricultural extension work

This important book is the re-titled third edition of the extremely well received and widely used Agricultural Extension (van den Ban & Hawkins, 1988, 1996). Building on the previous editions, Communication for Rural Innovation maintains and adapts the insights and conceptual models of value today, while reflecting many new ideas, angles and modes of thinking concerning how agricultural extension is taught and carried through today. Since the previous edition of the book, the number and type of organisations that apply communicative strategies to foster change and development in agriculture and resource management has become much more varied and this book is aimed at those who use communication to facilitate change in agriculture and resource management. Communication for Rural Innovation is essential reading for process facilitators, communication division personnel, knowledge managers, training officers, consultants, policy makers, extension specialists and managers of agricultural extension or research organisations. The book can also be used as an advanced introduction into issues of communicative intervention at BSc or MSc level.


Used in course: CPT-23804 Introduction to Communication and Innovation Studies M
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Communication theories : origins, methods, and uses in the mass media [Monograph] - 5th ed
Severin, W.J. \ Tankard, J.W. \ cop. 2010
communication theory - mass media - communication - cybernetics - internet - information - diffusion of information - methodology

This comprehensive and readable text applies communication theories to the mass media with an abundance of current examples from journalism, broadcasting, advertising and public relations to make concepts clear to students. The new edition of Communication Theories addresses the ongoing changes in the mass communication field and the new developments in mass communication theory that are occurring as we move into the new millennium. A new chapter on cyber communication (Chapter 17) offers unique coverage of this critical new medium and an extensively rewritten chapter on media chains and conglomerates (Chapter 16) addresses key developments in that arena. The book is firmly based in the scientific approach—with its emphasis on observation, evidence, logic, and hypothesis testing—but now also features a discussion of critical theory and cultural studies in Chapter 1 of the new edition. Finally, the Fifth Edition features a new boxed reading program, which offers even more real-world illustrations of key concepts.


Used in course: CPT-12806 Communication Theory
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Communication theories: origins, methods, and uses in the mass media [Monograph] - 5th [rev.] ed
Severin, W.J. \ Tankard, J.W. \ 2001
mass media - communication - communication theory - cybernetics - internet - information - diffusion of information - methodology

The Fifth Edition addresses ongoing changes in mass communications and new developments in mass communications theory. The book also applies communication theories to the mass media with current examples from journalism, broadcasting, advertising and public relations to clarify the concepts. A new chapter on cyber communications explores the influential new medium, using discussions of mediamorphosis, hypertext, multimedia, interface design, Internet addiction and Internet dependency. An extensively rewritten chapter on media chains and conglomerates addresses key developments in the field. The book also includes unique coverage of media uses and institutions, meant as an alternative way to think about mass communication. For readers interested in exploring mass communication theory.


Used in course: CPT-12806 Communication Theory
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Computer mediated communication : social interaction and the Internet [Monograph]Companion website
Thurlow, C. \ Lengel, L. \ Tomic, A. \ 2004
social interaction - communication - internet

This book offers students a task-based introduction to Computer-Mediated Communication and the impact of the internet on social interaction. Divided into four parts which require students to learn, (theory), critique, (current issues), explore, (methods), and reflect, (practice), the book aims to: · Provide a foundation to the social and communicative nature of information and communication technologies · Enable students to engage with the key theoretical issues associated with CMC · Equip students with the necessary research and technical skills as a stimulus to independent enquiry In spite of the rapidly increasing interest in Internet Studies and CMC and the introduction of many university courses in the area, no specialised, introductory textbook exists. This coursebook responds to the need for such a text. Aimed primarily at communication students, this book would also be useful as a sourcebook for students of media, sociology, psychology, and English Language Studies.


Used in course: CPT-13306 Methods for Effective Communication
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Democratic innovations : designing institutions for citizen participation [Monograph]
Smith, G. \ cop. 2009
democracy - theory - practice - quality - innovations - politics - decision making - legislation - budgets - internet - participation - efficiency - world - citizens - Budget Citizen participation - Direct democracy - Internet Political aspects - Legislation Citizen participation - Political participation

Can we design institutions that increase and deepen citizen participation in the political decision making process? At a time when there is growing disillusionment with the institutions of advanced industrial democracies, there is also increasing interest in new ways of involving citizens in the political decisions that affect their lives. This book draws together evidence from a variety of democratic innovations from around the world, including participatory budgeting in Brazil, Citizens' Assemblies on Electoral Reform in Canada, direct legislation in California and Switzerland and emerging experiments in e-democracy. The book offers a rare systematic analysis of this diverse range of democratic innovations, drawing lessons for the future development of both democratic theory and practice.


Used in course: CPT-21806 Communication and Policy Making
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Ethiek in praktijk [Monograph] - Zevende druk
Bolt, L.L.E \ Verweij, M.E. \ Delden, J.J.M. van \ 2010
ethics - moral - moral values - philosophy - responsibility - well-being

Used in course: CPT-13806 Ethics, Health and Society
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Faith and hope in technology [Monograph]
Schuurman, E. \ 2003
philosophy - cultural sociology - culture - philosophy of science

Technology has advanced more in recent decades than in any other era in human history. As Christians, how should we approach science and technology? In Faith and Hope in Technology, Egbert Schuurman offers a responsible and biblical approach to working in the areas science and technology, shedding light on the nature, benefits and problems of Western technology form within his profound commitment to a biblical understanding of human life under God.


Used in course: CPT-93303 Ethics of Science and Technology (from the perspective of christian philosophy); CPT-94303 Philosophy of Science (from the perspective of christian philosophy)
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Geloven in wetenschap en techniek : hoop voor de toekomst [Monograph]
Schuurman, E. \ 1998
philosophy - cultural sociology - culture - philosophy of science

De westerse cultuur wordt beheerst door de ontwikkeling van wetenschap, techniek en economie. In deze cultuurkritische studie valt de nadruk op de overheersende rol van de verbinding van wetenschap en techniek. De wetenschappelijk-technische heilsverwachting heeft de cultuur geseculariseerd en door en door materialistisch gemaakt. De schaduwzijden daarvan worden stees duidelijker.


Used in course: CPT-94303 Philosophy of Science (from the perspective of christian philosophy); CPT-93303 Ethics of Science and Technology (from the perspective of christian philosophy)
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Gelovend denken : inleiding tot een christelijke filosofie [Monograph] - 2e dr
Woudenberg, R. van \ 2004
philosophy - religion - christianity - god - science - philosophy of science

Wat heeft geloof in God te maken met wetenschap en filosofie? Is er zoiets als 'denken dat uitgaat van geloof' of 'geloof dat zoekt naar inzicht'? Dit boek is een inleiding tot de reformatorische wijsbegeerte of 'wijsbegeerte der wetsidee; en tot de antwoorden die het geeft op bovengenoemde vragen.


Used in course: CPT-93803 Christian Philosophy; CPT-94303 Philosophy of Science (from the perspective of christian philosophy)
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Gezondheidsvoorlichting en gedragsverandering : een planmatige aanpak [Monograph] - 7e [herz.] dr
Brug, J. \ Assema, P. van \ 2010
health education - health promotion - planning - disease prevention - behavioural changes - public health - improvement - efficiency - evaluation - netherlands - europe

Hoe maak je een programma om jongeren meer te laten bewegen? Waarom eten mensen eigenlijk te weinig groente en fruit? Hoe bepaal je of een campagne tegen overgewicht effect heeft? Hoe zorg je ervoor dat een lesprogramma over preventie van seksueel overdraagbare aandoeningen ook echt gebruikt wordt? Het zijn slechts enkele voorbeelden van vragen die gezondheidsvoorlichters bezighouden. Dit boek helpt bij de beantwoording ervan. Ongezond gedrag is in Nederland de belangrijkste oorzaak van vermijdbare ziekte en sterfte, en zorgt ervoor dat de volksgezondheid in Nederland achterblijft bij die van andere Europese landen. Om gezond gedrag te bevorderen is het belangrijk om te weten welk gedrag gezond en welk gedrag ongezond is, waarom mensen zich gezond of ongezond gedragen, en hoe die determinanten van gedrag te beïnvloeden zijn. "Gezondheidsvoorlichting en gedragsverandering" gaat over planmatige bevordering van gezond gedrag om zo de gezondheid te verbeteren, ziekte te voorkomen, dan wel om de schade van aandoeningen zo veel mogelijk te beperken. Het boek behandelt inzichten uit de epidemiologie, theorieen over het ontstaan van gedrag, en theorieen en methodieken voor gedragsverandering. Ook is er aandacht voor de implementatie en evaluatie van interventies ter bevordering van gezond gedrag, en voor specifieke settings waarin dit soort interventies worden uitgevoerd. In deel 1 wordt een Model voor Planmatige Gezondheidsvoorlichting en Gedragsverandering stap voor stap uitgewerkt en geïllustreerd: van de analyse van gezondheid tot de evaluatie van interventieprogrammas. Deel 2 beschrijft een aantal praktijktoepassingen.


Used in course: CPT-13306 Methods for Effective Communication
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Honour and violence [Monograph]
Blok, A. \ 2001
popular culture - ethnography - anthropology - history - crime - aggressive behaviour - italy - sicily - netherlands - europe - secret societies

Anton Blok combines anthropology and history in a comparative exploration of the links between honour and violence in widely different settings. He draws on material from two interrelated projects: micro-studies of the rural mafia in Sicily, and banditry in the Dutch republic, each set in its historical context. Blok discusses the social role of marginal people, such as those in 'infamous occupations' from chimney-sweeping to prostitution, arguing that the most despised members of society are often the most indispensable. He examines how nicknames reflect and reflect on cultural codes, and how the authority of female rulers throughout the centuries has relied on their singleness. The book also includes studies of the social meanings of violence, including public executions, rural banditry, and the minor differences which underlie violent conflicts. Drawing on the work of thinkers from Georg Simmel to Norbert Elias, Anton Blok explores the complex interrelations between honour and violence in European societies. This highly original work will be of great interest to scholars and students of history, anthropology and sociology.


Used in course: CPT-32806 Management of Change: Inter-Human Processes and Communication
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Hope in troubled times : a new vision for confronting global crises [Monograph]
Goudzwaard, B. \ Vander Vennen, M. \ Van Heemst, D. \ cop. 2007
crises - poverty - terrorism - destruction

Poverty, terrorism, and overtaxed land are planetary problems that make even believers despair. But the authors point to Christ as the source of hope. Our choice is obvious. We work together, learning to live unselfishly, or we watch civilization sink further into the abyss. This book provides real-world solutions to life-threatening problems. The authors show that with God's guidance we can knock down the idols that stunt clear thinking.


Used in course: CPT-92803 Philosophy of Culture (from the perspective of christian philosophy)
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Images of organization [Monograph] - Updated edTable of contents
Morgan, G. \ 2006
organizations - theory - management - sociology - groups - leadership - administration - business management

This book is based on the simple premise that all theories of organization and management are based on implicit images of metaphors that stretch our imagination in a way that can create powerful insights, but at the risk of distortion. The author provides a rich and comprehensive resource for exploring the complexity of modern organizations internationally, translating theory into practice. This updated edition preserves the author's renowned creative images and metaphors while refreshing the references and tables. The book challenges and reshapes how we think about organization and management in the most fundamental way.


Used in course: CPT-32806 Management of Change: Inter-Human Processes and Communication
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International and development communication : a 21st-century perspective [Monograph]
Mody, B. \ 2003
communication - mass media - telecommunications - development - cross cultural studies - cultural sociology - culture - globalization - developing countries - world

Used in course: CPT-12806 Communication Theory
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Mass communication theory : foundations, ferment, and future [Monograph] - 5th edCompanion website
Baran, S.J. \ Davis, D.K. \ 2009
mass media - communication - culture - society - philosophy

MASS COMMUNICATION THEORY: FOUNDATIONS, FERMENT, AND FUTURE provides a comprehensive, historically based introduction to mass communication theory. Clearly written with examples, graphics, and other materials to illustrate key theories, the text traces the emergence of two main bodies of mass communication theory--social/behavioral and critical/cultural--and concludes with a discussion of how these two traditions support the media literacy movement and might be combined to produce a new theory of mediated communication. The authors emphasize that media theories are human creations typically intended to address specific problems or issues. MASS COMMUNICATION THEORY: FOUNDATIONS, FERMENT, AND FUTURE helps students develop an understanding of theory so they can make better use of media and play a role in the development of new media industries.


Used in course: CPT-12806 Communication Theory
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Media, technology and everyday life in Europe : from information to communication [Monograph]
Silverstone, R. \ 2005
information technology - information - communication - society - sociology - europe

This book is structured around a series of seven empirical case studies drawn from research within Europe. The application of this perspective draws attention not just to the significance of information and communication technologies but also for the need to understand and develop these technologies.


Used in course: CPT-13306 Methods for Effective Communication
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