A dozen case studies, some fiction some real, for use in a graduate or undergraduate technical communication course. They reveal issues relevant at the international level, offer strategies for recognizing behaviors and patterns of thinking and feeling that affect technical documentation, and identify assumptions and presumption about native cultures. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Global Contexts offers a series of case studies about real and fictitious situations that allows readers to understand the issues surrounding international and cross-cultural technical communication. KEY TOPICS: Cases are individually authored and have been created by many of the leading authorities in the field of international technical communication. The book is intended to help understand the context of and issues involved in writing for international audiences as it has become increasingly common in the evolving global marketplace to address such audiences, especially in technical fields. MARKET: For anyone technical communication.