This text addresses the core issues and concerns of intercultural communication by introducing a group of general skills in Chapter 1 and emphasizing both the concepts and the skills of communicating interculturally throughout the text.
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About the Author
Thomas K. Nakayama is Professor and Director of the Department of Communications Studies, Northeastern University. He received his Ph.D. in communication studies from the University of Iowa. He has been a Fulbright lecturer at the Université de Mons-Hainaut in Belgium and Libra Professor at the University of Maine. He has taught at Arizona State University, California State University, San Bernardino and the University of Iowa. His interests are in critical theory, cultural studies, and rhetorical studies.
Judith N. Martin is currently Herberger Professor of Communication in the Hugh Downs School of Human Communication at Arizona State University. She received her Ph.D. in speech communication from the Pennsylvania State University. She also studied at the Université de Grenoble for a year, and was involved in study aboard administration for a number of years. She also has experience in cross cultural training and has co-authored three books with Prof. Tom Nakayama. Her current research interests focus on: the role of communication in cross cultural transitions, white identity and and communication, and pedagogical issues in teaching intercultural communication.
Table of Contents
Part I: Foundations of Intercultural Communication
Part II: Intercultural Communication Processes Chapter 5: Verbal Issues in Intercultural Communication Chapter 6: Nonverbal Communication Issues
Part III: Intercultural Communication in Everyday Life Chapter 7: Popular Culture and Intercultural Communication Chapter 8: Culture, Communication, and Conflict Chapter 9: Intercultural Relationships in Everyday Life
Part IV: Intercultural Communication in Applied Settings Chapter 10: Intercultural Communication in Tourism Contexts Chapter 11: Intercultural Communication and Business Chapter 12: Intercultural Communication and Education Chapter 13: Intercultural Communication and Health Care
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