An Introduction to Intercultural Communication: Identities in a Global Community (Paperback)

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"One of the best textbooks in intercultural communication for undergraduate students"--Mo Bahk, California State University, San Bernardino

How does the Syrian refugee crisis, the election of Donald Trump, and the increasing number of "walls" being built to control immigration affect our ability to communicate and function across cultures?

The highly anticipated Ninth Edition of An Introduction to Intercultural Communication prepares today's students to successfully navigate our increasingly global community by integrating major current events into essential communication skills and concepts. To spark student interest, award-winning professor and best-selling author Fred E. Jandt offers unique insights into intercultural communication, at home and abroad, through an emphasis on history, culture, and popular media. Each chapter integrates material on social media, as well as extensive new examples from recent international news and events. Throughout the text, Jandt reinforces the important roles that our own stories, personal experiences, and self-reflection play in building our intercultural understanding and competence.

New to the Ninth Edition

  • New material on religion and identity, gender identity, and gender expression enables readers to explore the most current coverage on modern theories.
  • Focus on Skills boxes have been expanded to include more activities that provide students with additional practice of intercultural communication skills.
  • Focus on Technology boxes illustrate the impact of the newest communication technology on intercultural encounters.
  • The popular map program provide students with additional context for discussion of cultures and regions across the globe and dynamic data displays that are popular with students.

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Product Details
ISBN: 9781506361659
ISBN-10: 150636165X
Publisher: Sage Publications, Inc
Publication Date: November 9th, 2017
Pages: 504
Language: English