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An Introduction to Intercultural Communication
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An Introduction to Intercultural Communication
Identities in a Global Community

Ninth Edition (International Student Edition)

Other Titles in:
Intercultural Communication

November 2017 | SAGE Publications, Inc

This Ninth Edition prepares today's students to successfully navigate our increasingly global community. Fred E Jandt introduces essential communication skills and concepts that will enable them to interact successfully with different cultures and ethnic groups. Jandt provides unique insights into intercultural communication – at home and abroad – through an emphasis on history, culture and popular media.

Throughout the text, Jandt reinforces the important roles that stories, personal experiences and self-reflection play in building our intercultural understanding and competence. This new edition includes an updated map programme that provides students with additional context for discussion of cultures and regions across the globe.

 
 
About the Author
 
Preface
 
Acknowledgements
 
Part I: Culture as Context for Communication
 
Chapter 1. Defining Culture and Communication
 
Chapter 2. Barriers to Intercultural Communication
 
Part II: Communication Variables
 
Chapter 3. Context, Perception, and Competence
 
Chapter 4. Nonverbal Communication
 
Chapter 5. Language as a Barrier
 
Part III: Cultural Values
 
Chapter 6. Dimensions of Nation-State Cultures
 
Chapter 7. Dominant U.S. Cultural Patterns Using Value Orientation Theory
 
Chapter 8. Religion and Identity
 
Chapter 9. Culture and Gender
 
Part IV: Cultures Within Cultures
 
Chapter 10. Immigration and Acculturation
 
Chapter 11. Cultures Within Cultures
 
Chapter 12. Identity and Subgroups
 
Part V: Applications
 
Chapter 13. Contact Between Cultures
 
Chapter 14. Future Challenges
 
Glossary
 
References
 
Index

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