Books

Edited by Maura Di Mauro & Bettina Gehrke, Multicultural Identities. Challenging the sense of belonging

The proceedings of the IX SIETAR Italia Conference 2017 “Multicultural Identities: challenging the sense of belonging” edited by Maura Di Mauro & Bettina Gehrke. This book comes with a wealth of stimulating insights about how multiculturalism triggers changes in all areas of life, and how identities are in a permanent flux. The authors’ wide-ranging and varied analytical approaches come hand-in-hand with innovative ideas and practical advice for all those wishing to engage successfully with the challenges of multiculturalism. Chapter one, The Name, Frame, Tame, Blame Game: Identity, a matter of vibrant life and violent death by George F. Simons, will assist you to...

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Kate Berardo and Darla K. Deardorff. Building Cultural Competence

               By Kate Berardo and Darla K. Deardorff Building Cultural Competence is addressed to HR directors, corporate trainers, college administrators, diversity trainers and study abroad educators, it provides a cutting-edge framework and an innovative collection of ready-to-use tools and activities to help build cultural competence―from the basics of understanding core concepts of culture to the complex work of negotiating identity and resolving cultural differences. Featuring fresh activities and tools from experienced coaches, trainers, and facilitators from around the globe, this collection of over 50 easy-to-use activities and models has been used successfully worldwide in settings that range...

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