An Introduction to Intercultural Communication: Identities in a Global Community / Edition 6

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Overview

You may be able to succeed - in business, or even in life - without ever really trying, but you certainly cannot successfully navigate our increasingly global community without being able to communicate with those from other cultural or ethnic backgrounds.

In this Fifth Edition, author Fred E. Jandt once again sparks student interest in this ever-changing field with an easy-to-read, highly accessible and exciting introduction to the art of effectively communicating across group barriers. An Introduction to Intercultural Communication: Identities in a Global Community explores the key concepts of communication and culture, addressing: group barriers that make such communication challenging; dimensions of culture; multiculturalism; women, family, and children; and more - while retaining its unique, non-biased appreciation for all cultures and ethnic groups. Students acquire valuable verbal and nonverbal communication skills, learn to communicate in unfamiliar settings, and recognize culture’s influence on self-perception.

New to this Edition:

The Fifth Edition is briefer than its predecessor (in response to instructor feedback) while still uniquely boasting both international and U.S. domestic examples - a feature popular in prior editions
Theories are more prominent in this edition, highlighted in new Focus on Theory sections that enrich student understanding and ground the practical material while retaining the text’s immense readability
Domestic and global examples have been updated throughout, including examples illustrating the effects of increased Muslim immigration to Western Europe - giving the book timely appeal to students and professors alike
Photo Essays have been added to illustrate the main concepts of each part of the text, bringing key points to life for the reader and enriching student comprehension
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781412970105
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Publication date: 6/30/2009
  • Edition description: Sixth Edition
  • Edition number: 6
  • Pages: 440
  • Product dimensions: 7.40 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Fred E. Jandt was born of second-generation German immigrants in the multicultural south-central region of Texas. After graduating from Texas Lutheran University and Stephen F. Austin State University, he received his doctorate in communication from Bowling Green State University. He has taught and been a student of intercultural communication for more than 40 years, developing his experience through travel and international training and research projects. While Professor of Communication at The College at Brockport, State University of New York, his reputation as a teacher led to his appointment as SUNY’s first director of faculty development. He has retired as Dean of the Palm Desert Campus and Professor of Communication at California State University, San Bernardino, where he was named Outstanding Professor. He has also been a visiting professor at Victoria University of Wellington in New Zealand. He has extensive experience in the areas of intercultural and international communication, negotiation mediation, and conflict management. He was one of the first scholars to introduce the study of conflict to the communication discipline with his text Conflict Resolution Through Communication (Harper & Row, 1973). He has subsequently published many other titles in this area, including the successful trade books Win-Win Negotiating: Turning Conflict Into Agreement (Wiley, 1985), which has been translated into eight languages, and a casebook on international conflict management, Constructive Conflict Management: Asia-Pacific Cases (SAGE, 1996) with Paul B. Pedersen. For several years, he conducted the training workshop “Managing Conflict Productively” for major corporations and government agencies throughout the United States. Jandt continues to train volunteers who are learning to become mediators in the California justice system.

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Table of Contents

Part I. CULTURE AS CONTEXT FOR COMMUNICATION
1. Defining Culture and Identities
2. Understanding Face-to-Face and Mediated Communication
3. Culture's Influence on Perception
Part II. COMMUNICATION VARIABLES
4. Barriers to Intercultural Communication
5. Nonverbal Communication
6. Language as a Barrier
Part III. CULTURAL VALUES
7. Dimensions of Culture
8. Dominant U.S. Cultural Patterns: Using Value Orientation Theory
9. Comparative Cultural Patterns: Arab Culture
10. Culture and Gender
11. Contact Between Cultures
PART IV: CULTURES WITHIN CULTURES
12. Immigration and Acculturation
13. Cultures Within Cultures
14. Identity and Subgroups
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