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Interpersonal and Crosscultural Communication: Australian Aborigines and Central European Romanies

Title in English Crosscultural Communication: Australian Aboriginies and Central European Romanies


Year of publication 2011
Type Article in Proceedings
Conference Identity in Intercultural Communication
MU Faculty or unit

Faculty of Arts

Field Linguistics
Keywords Contact cultures; Australian Aborigines; Romanies; Non-verbal communication; cultural inerferences in verbal communication
Description Both Aboriginal people in Australia and Romanies have been exposed to oppression by the(white) majority. Still, they have preserved some of their communicative practices,or even developed a new language variety (Aboriginal English).Their specific ways of communication when applied in the interaction with the white majority, often lead to miscommunication and misunderstanding.

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