Chapter 16 introduces you to culture and cross - Cultural variations in consumer behaviour. In this lecture we will discuss the concept of culture, how culture is acquired, the 3 categories of cultural values, and the importance of non-verbal communications in cross-cultural and ethnic marketing.
Chapter 12 - Communicating in organisational settings. Chapter learning objectives: diagram the communication process, identify four common communication barriers, describe problems with communicating through electronic mail, explain how non-verbal communication relates to emotional labour and emotional contagion, identify two conditions requiring a channel with high media richness, summarise four communication strategies in organisational hierarchies, describe characteristics of the organisational grapevine,...
The first edition of Psychology and Law was published in spring 1998. Much of the
text was written in 1995–6, and the last eight years have seen a number of
important developments in research and practice in most of the areas covered in
the book. The volume of new research in the psychology and law area is reflected
in the launch of several new journals, including the British Psychological
Society’s Legal and Criminological Psychology and the International Journal of Police
Science and Management.
It is generally agreed that abuse of older people is
either an act of commission or of omission (in
which case it is usually described as ‘‘neglect’’), and
that it may be either intentional or unintentional.
The abuse may be of a physical nature, it may be
psychological (involving emotional or verbal
aggression), or it may involve financial or other
material maltreatment. Regardless of the type of
abuse, it will certainly result in unnecessary
suffering, injury or pain, the loss or violation of
human rights, and a decreased quality of life for the
older person (4).
The paper shows how the verbal lexicon can be formalised in a way that captures and exploits generalisations about the alternation behaviour of verb classes. An alternation is a pattern in which a number of words share the same relationship between • a pair of senses. The alternations captured are ones where the different senses specify different relationships between syntactic complements and semantic arguments, as between bake in "John is baking the cake" and "The cake is baking". The formal language used is DATR. ...
Education is an important tool in the fight
against HIV/AIDS. And while most schools
are welcoming to children, some schools
fail to provide the necessary protection for
children to flourish and, in fact, may expose
young people – especially girls – to violence.
School cultures can contribute to gender
violence. Often, gender stereotypes and
inequities abound in the classroom, where
different behaviours and roles are expected
from girls and boys. Gender-based school
violence takes many forms.