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Multicultural manners : essential rules of etiquette for the 21st century, Norine Dresser

Label
Multicultural manners : essential rules of etiquette for the 21st century
Title
Multicultural manners
Title remainder
essential rules of etiquette for the 21st century
Statement of responsibility
Norine Dresser
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Both highly informative and entertaining, Multicultural Manners gives readers the understanding they need, the perfect words to say, and the correct behavior to use in a wide range of cross-cultural situations. This incisive and award-winning guide to etiquette features completely updated etiquette guidelines with special emphasis on post September 11 culture clashes as well as a brand-new section that demystifies unfamiliar cultures in the news. Norine Dresser identifies key cross-cultural hot spots and suggests methods that foster respect for diversity. Readers will discover the dos and don'ts of successful business and social interaction, detailed tips on avoiding embarrassment in a variety of social settings, amusing firsthand accounts of cultural gaffes, a breakdown of customs, religions, languages, and ethnicities for seventy different countries, and appropriate etiquette for innumerable settings. ... from publisher's description
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Dresser, Norine
Dewey number
395
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
LC call number
BJ1854
LC item number
.D75 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Etiquette
  • Multiculturalism
Label
Multicultural manners : essential rules of etiquette for the 21st century, Norine Dresser
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 259-269) and index
Contents
  • 1.The new rules of communication -- Body language -- Heads up, down, or sideways? -- High five -- Giving change -- Physical contact -- Sign of the cross -- Hands off the head -- Greetings -- Signs of affection -- Thumbs-up -- Crooked finger -- Smiling -- Eye contact -- Lining up -- One at a time -- Smell -- Child-rearing practices -- Lazy new mom -- Sharing the bed -- Breast milk -- Independence -- Chaperone -- Coining -- Classroom behavior -- Testing -- Enrichment activities -- Special education -- Fear of authority -- Student participation -- "Stupid!" -- Left-handed -- Corporal punishment -- Cheating -- Respect for teachers -- Teacher knows best -- Absenteeism -- Clothing and jewelry -- Hats off, not! -- Camouflage -- Six-pointed stars -- Swastika -- Shoes -- Boutique boo-boos -- Unsoulful soles -- Donkey beads -- Glass-bead necklaces -- Modesty -- Kirpan -- Dress for respect -- Colors -- Green hats -- Red ink as death sign -- Light blue -- White bonnets -- Wedding guests wearing white -- Black at a Chinese wedding -- Yellow tags -- Foodways -- Cracked eggs -- Refusing food -- Changing food habits -- Offering food -- Milk intolerance -- Potluck -- What makes a meal? -- Food taboos -- Utensils -- Making eating noises -- Cleaning your plate -- Boxes of food -- Food and politics -- Fast-food bags -- Food as medicine -- Hot/cold -- Gifts -- Yellow flowers -- White flowers -- Funeral flowers -- Bribery -- Gift taboos -- White envelopes -- Refusing a gift -- Birthday cake -- Health practices -- AIDS -- Misunderstanding the doctor's orders -- Heart transplants and licorice -- Hospital accommodations -- Ignoring the baby -- Alternative healers -- Sacrificing a rooster -- Physical examinations -- Birth attendants -- Prayer position -- Birth control -- No heroic measures? -- Holidays -- Ramadan -- Thanksgiving -- Halloween -- Jumping over fires -- New Year's offerings -- First foot -- Sweeping away the luck -- Luck and supernatural forces -- Gris-gris -- Ashes -- Permanent wave -- Hot rocks -- The voodoo squad -- Eclipse -- Feng shui -- Moving and the almanac -- Numbers -- Numbers in photos -- Odd or even? -- Black magic -- Red envelopes -- Baby furniture delivery -- Evil eye -- Rocks -- Male/female relations and gender issues -- Gender expectations -- Lesbian bridesmaid -- AIDS education -- Spousal abuse -- Romantic implications -- Hospital roommates -- Chastity -- Inequality -- Child custody -- Home alone together -- Miscellany -- Traffic violations -- Points of view -- The Qur'an (Koran) -- Generosity -- Temples -- Japanese business cards -- Temporary nuns -- Business practices -- Sealing a deal -- Welcoming home ceremonies -- Birthday dates -- Friendship -- Hospitality -- Political differences -- Shoveling dirt on the coffin -- Menstruation -- Prejudice -- Post-September 11 -- Race manners -- Green card -- Mosque phobia -- Bridge builders of Anchorage -- Math skills -- False assumptions -- Time -- Urgency -- Being on time -- Dropping in -- Taboo times -- Verbal expressions -- Complimenting a baby -- Beating around the bush -- "Hello!" -- Giving praise -- Too friendly -- Accent -- Forms of address -- Naming traditions -- Idioms -- "No molesta" -- Complements about appearance -- Yes or no? -- Can't say no -- Bargaining -- Believing what they say --
  • 2. Clearing cultural confusions -- A quick reference guide -- Map -- Africans -- Algerians -- Egyptians -- Eritreans -- Ethiopians -- Ghanaians -- Kenyans -- Liberians -- Libyans -- Malians -- Moroccans -- Nigerians -- Rwandans -- Somalis -- Sudanese -- Tunisians -- Ugandans -- Asians -- Bhutanese -- Chinese -- Japanese -- Koreans, North -- Koreans, South -- Taiwanese -- South Asians -- Afghans -- Bangladeshis -- Indians -- Myanmar/Burmese -- Nepalese -- Pakistanis -- Sri Lankans -- Southeast Asians -- Cambodians -- East Timorese -- Filipinos -- Indonesians -- Lao -- Malaysians -- Singaporeans -- Thai -- Vietnamese -- The Balkans -- Albanians -- Bosnians and Herzegovinans -- Croats -- Macedonians -- Serbians and Montenegrans -- Slovenians/ Slovenes -- Independent members of the former USSR -- Armenians -- Azerbaijanis -- Belarusians -- Estonians -- Georgians -- Kazakhs -- Kyrgyz -- Latvians -- Lithuanians -- Moldovans -- Russians -- Tajiks -- Turkmens -- Ukrainians -- Uzbeks -- Middle Easterners -- Iranians -- Iraqis -- Israelis -- Jordanians -- Kuwaitis -- Lebanese -- Saudis -- Syrians -- Turks -- United Arab Emirates -- Yemenis
Control code
ocm57043793
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
Rev. ed.
Extent
xviii, 285 p.
Isbn
9780471684282
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2004027079
Other physical details
map
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781435293236
  • (OCoLC)57043793
Label
Multicultural manners : essential rules of etiquette for the 21st century, Norine Dresser
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 259-269) and index
Contents
  • 1.The new rules of communication -- Body language -- Heads up, down, or sideways? -- High five -- Giving change -- Physical contact -- Sign of the cross -- Hands off the head -- Greetings -- Signs of affection -- Thumbs-up -- Crooked finger -- Smiling -- Eye contact -- Lining up -- One at a time -- Smell -- Child-rearing practices -- Lazy new mom -- Sharing the bed -- Breast milk -- Independence -- Chaperone -- Coining -- Classroom behavior -- Testing -- Enrichment activities -- Special education -- Fear of authority -- Student participation -- "Stupid!" -- Left-handed -- Corporal punishment -- Cheating -- Respect for teachers -- Teacher knows best -- Absenteeism -- Clothing and jewelry -- Hats off, not! -- Camouflage -- Six-pointed stars -- Swastika -- Shoes -- Boutique boo-boos -- Unsoulful soles -- Donkey beads -- Glass-bead necklaces -- Modesty -- Kirpan -- Dress for respect -- Colors -- Green hats -- Red ink as death sign -- Light blue -- White bonnets -- Wedding guests wearing white -- Black at a Chinese wedding -- Yellow tags -- Foodways -- Cracked eggs -- Refusing food -- Changing food habits -- Offering food -- Milk intolerance -- Potluck -- What makes a meal? -- Food taboos -- Utensils -- Making eating noises -- Cleaning your plate -- Boxes of food -- Food and politics -- Fast-food bags -- Food as medicine -- Hot/cold -- Gifts -- Yellow flowers -- White flowers -- Funeral flowers -- Bribery -- Gift taboos -- White envelopes -- Refusing a gift -- Birthday cake -- Health practices -- AIDS -- Misunderstanding the doctor's orders -- Heart transplants and licorice -- Hospital accommodations -- Ignoring the baby -- Alternative healers -- Sacrificing a rooster -- Physical examinations -- Birth attendants -- Prayer position -- Birth control -- No heroic measures? -- Holidays -- Ramadan -- Thanksgiving -- Halloween -- Jumping over fires -- New Year's offerings -- First foot -- Sweeping away the luck -- Luck and supernatural forces -- Gris-gris -- Ashes -- Permanent wave -- Hot rocks -- The voodoo squad -- Eclipse -- Feng shui -- Moving and the almanac -- Numbers -- Numbers in photos -- Odd or even? -- Black magic -- Red envelopes -- Baby furniture delivery -- Evil eye -- Rocks -- Male/female relations and gender issues -- Gender expectations -- Lesbian bridesmaid -- AIDS education -- Spousal abuse -- Romantic implications -- Hospital roommates -- Chastity -- Inequality -- Child custody -- Home alone together -- Miscellany -- Traffic violations -- Points of view -- The Qur'an (Koran) -- Generosity -- Temples -- Japanese business cards -- Temporary nuns -- Business practices -- Sealing a deal -- Welcoming home ceremonies -- Birthday dates -- Friendship -- Hospitality -- Political differences -- Shoveling dirt on the coffin -- Menstruation -- Prejudice -- Post-September 11 -- Race manners -- Green card -- Mosque phobia -- Bridge builders of Anchorage -- Math skills -- False assumptions -- Time -- Urgency -- Being on time -- Dropping in -- Taboo times -- Verbal expressions -- Complimenting a baby -- Beating around the bush -- "Hello!" -- Giving praise -- Too friendly -- Accent -- Forms of address -- Naming traditions -- Idioms -- "No molesta" -- Complements about appearance -- Yes or no? -- Can't say no -- Bargaining -- Believing what they say --
  • 2. Clearing cultural confusions -- A quick reference guide -- Map -- Africans -- Algerians -- Egyptians -- Eritreans -- Ethiopians -- Ghanaians -- Kenyans -- Liberians -- Libyans -- Malians -- Moroccans -- Nigerians -- Rwandans -- Somalis -- Sudanese -- Tunisians -- Ugandans -- Asians -- Bhutanese -- Chinese -- Japanese -- Koreans, North -- Koreans, South -- Taiwanese -- South Asians -- Afghans -- Bangladeshis -- Indians -- Myanmar/Burmese -- Nepalese -- Pakistanis -- Sri Lankans -- Southeast Asians -- Cambodians -- East Timorese -- Filipinos -- Indonesians -- Lao -- Malaysians -- Singaporeans -- Thai -- Vietnamese -- The Balkans -- Albanians -- Bosnians and Herzegovinans -- Croats -- Macedonians -- Serbians and Montenegrans -- Slovenians/ Slovenes -- Independent members of the former USSR -- Armenians -- Azerbaijanis -- Belarusians -- Estonians -- Georgians -- Kazakhs -- Kyrgyz -- Latvians -- Lithuanians -- Moldovans -- Russians -- Tajiks -- Turkmens -- Ukrainians -- Uzbeks -- Middle Easterners -- Iranians -- Iraqis -- Israelis -- Jordanians -- Kuwaitis -- Lebanese -- Saudis -- Syrians -- Turks -- United Arab Emirates -- Yemenis
Control code
ocm57043793
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
Rev. ed.
Extent
xviii, 285 p.
Isbn
9780471684282
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2004027079
Other physical details
map
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781435293236
  • (OCoLC)57043793

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