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February 26, 2018 Culture and Communication [continued] How is Culture Produced? o What are some ways in which culture is produced through communication? Sit across from the table – very far away Address each other as “son” and “father” Dressing – father is wearing a suit, mother is wearing a fancy gown Rose bearers scattered the petals for him when the son moved Food taster o Culture is produced through communication – we “ do ” culture Characteristics of culture o complex and multi-faceted high and low context cultures [E.T. Hall] high context – most information is in people rather than explicitly in messages low context – most information is in explicit communication Problems with this theory? Paul says its geographical, but it may not only be geographical Monochronic and Polychronic Time Monochronic – do one thing at a time; if you’re late, you’re taking away from another person’s time Polychronic
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  • Spring '07
  • Lieberman
  • Anthropology, Sociology, High context culture, Low context Culture, Review of Communication and Culture

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