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Nature of Interaction: intellectual, business, personal interaction

Nature of Interaction (2-3-) – Part Two: A third factor that determines the change of distance is the nature of the interaction: Is it an intellectual, a business, or personal interaction ? This is the question we would like to consider now. 2-3-1-Intellectual Interaction An intellectual interaction mainly involves a formal distance. The relationship between […]


Social Status of Individuals – Moroccan culture

Proximics: Evidence from Moroccan culture Part Two: 2-2-Social Status of Individuals Another equally important factor that affects distance and causes its variation is the social status of the interacting individuals: the fact that an individual , has a certain rank entitles him to be treated in a special way by his subordinates, his equals, and […]


Factors in Distance Variation – Moroccan culture

Proximics: Evidence from Moroccan culture Part Two: 2- Factors in Distance Variation The distance one takes from his interlocutor in interaction may vary according to factors relating to the interacting individual, the nature of his sex, his social status whether he is subordinate, equal, or superior to his interlocutor; and finally to the nature of […]


Intimate Distance, Definition of The Inimate Distance

Intimate Distance

Types of Distances in Interaction- Part 1: 1-1-Intimate Distance Before given an explanation to this point, we can start by asking this question : Is intimacy restricted to courting couples, or does it extend to other relationships ? This is the question that would be considered in terms of Moroccan culture. Out of 24 male […]


Types of Distances in Interaction – Proximics

Proximics: Evidence from Moroccan culture Part 1: 1-Types of Distances in Interaction Speech does not constitute the only channel through which human communication in face-to-face interaction is carried out. The non-verbal medium like the verbal medium plays an important role in the daily interaction of the human beings. As Wilfred d’souza says: In a normal […]