AFTER COMPLETING THIS CHAPTER, YOU SHOULD BE ABLE TO:
2.1 Explain the significance of intercultural communication in the global community.
2.2 Explain how U.S. society evolved from a melting pot philosophy to a philosophy of cultural pluralism.
2.3 Analyze attitudes toward diversity.
2.4 Explain influences on cultural identity, distinguishing the difference between cultures and co-cultures.
2.5 Illustrate the five main dimensions of cultural variability.
2.6 Explain how technology brings diversity into our lives.
2.7 Apply communication skills to reduce the strangeness of strangers.