An Introduction to Intercultural Communication: Identities in a Global Community / Edition 7

An Introduction to Intercultural Communication: Identities in a Global Community / Edition 7

by Fred E. (Edmund) Jandt
     
 

Filled with thought-provoking examples, photos, quotes, cases, and stories that spark students’ interest and challenge them to reconsider existing viewpoints, the Seventh Edition of Fred Jandt’s An Introduction to Intercultural Communication—a historical framework featuring extensive relevant updates—preparesSee more details below

Overview

Filled with thought-provoking examples, photos, quotes, cases, and stories that spark students’ interest and challenge them to reconsider existing viewpoints, the Seventh Edition of Fred Jandt’s An Introduction to Intercultural Communication—a historical framework featuring extensive relevant updates—prepares today’s readers to successfully navigate our increasingly global community.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412992879
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
02/02/2012
Edition description:
Seventh Edition
Pages:
448
Sales rank:
134,600
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

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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