Cross-cultural practice: what is it really about?

  • Mershen Pillay
  • Published 2003 in
    Folia phoniatrica et logopaedica : official organ…


The idea of cross-cultural practice, as it occurs between practitioners and their clients, is problematical. The notion of culture is analysed relative to our professions' theories of knowledge production. Practitioners use 'culture' to refer to 'linguistic', 'racial', and 'ethnic' factors. An alternative, wider definition of what constitutes culture is… (More)