An Introduction to Intercultural Communication

Author: Fred E. Jandt
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 9781506361635
Release Date: 2017-10-24
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

“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. Give your students the SAGE edge! SAGE edge offers a robust online environment featuring an impressive array of free tools and resources for review, study, and further exploration, keeping both instructors and students on the cutting edge of teaching and learning. Learn more at edge.sagepub.com/jandt9e

An Introduction to Intercultural Communication

Author: Fred E. Jandt
Publisher:
ISBN: 1506390722
Release Date: 2017-01-12
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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.

An Introduction to Intercultural Communication Identities in a Global Community

Author: CTI Reviews
Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews
ISBN: 9781467255356
Release Date: 2016-10-17
Genre: Education

Facts101 is your complete guide to An Introduction to Intercultural Communication, Identities in a Global Community. In this book, you will learn topics such as as those in your book plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.

Intercultural Communication

Author: Fred E. Jandt
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 0761928995
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Intercultural Communication: A Global Reader contains 36 articles showcasing the development and diversity of intercultural communication theories in countries such as China, Africa, the United States, New Zealand, Mexico, Egypt, and others. Themes and topics discussed include identity and communication, intercultural verbal and nonverbal processes and interactions, relationships, and ethics. The Reader may be used as a stand-alone text, an excellent companion to Fred E. Jandt’s textbook An Introduction to Intercultural Communication: Identities in a Global Community, Fourth Edition, or in conjunction with other texts. The book is intended for the introductory intercultural communication course and is also of value for many courses in cultural studies, sociology, and anthropology.

Intercultural communication

Author: Fred Edmund Jandt
Publisher: Sage Publications, Inc
ISBN: 0803970668
Release Date: 1995
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

In an increasingly diverse society, the necessity for intercultural communication is becoming more apparent. This book is comprehensive, current in its approach to cultural differences and organized clearly. Divided into 21 chapters, the book guides the student through the key concepts of communication and culture with a chapter for each main area such as interpersonal, nonverbal, multicultural and subcultural. While the mainstream cultural divisions are well defined, Fred E Jandt also looks at subcultures and aspects of cultural variance and assimilation such as use of language, immigrant acculturation and sexual preferences.Much of the material in the book is designed to help students build communication skills with particular emphasis on crossing cultural barriers. The emphasis on experiential learning through student activities is aided by use of the student workbook.

Studyguide for an Introduction to Intercultural Communication

Author: Cram101 Textbook Reviews Staff
Publisher: Cram101
ISBN: 1478419962
Release Date: 2013-01-01
Genre:

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Communicating Globally

Author: Wallace V. Schmidt
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 9781506319223
Release Date: 2007-02-13
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Communicating Globally: Intercultural Communication and International Business uniquely integrates the theory and skills of intercultural communication with the practices of multinational organizations and international business. Authors Wallace V. Schmidt, Roger N. Conaway, Susan S. Easton, and William J. Wardrope provide students with a cultural general awareness of diverse world views, valuable insights on understanding and overcoming cultural differences, and a clear path to international business success.

Intercultural Communication

Author: Fay Patel
Publisher: SAGE Publishing India
ISBN: 9788132119586
Release Date: 2011-06-01
Genre: Social Science

Competence in communicating across cultures is a prerequisite for success in today's fast-changing global community. In Intercultural Communication, Patel, Li and Sooknanan draw on their deep intercultural experience to show us how to build successful communication bridges across diverse cultures. The book explores various theoretical positions on global communication ethics and norms by providing an overview of the contemporary socio-cultural situation and seeking ways in which common ground may be found between these different positions. The authors raise points of critical reflection on intercultural events and issues in various areas of communication including health, work, environment and education. The book also covers a range of issues, from the interactions of various cultures to the expansion of social organizations and the growing global infrastructure. By integrating 'glocal' perspectives in intercultural communication, the book addresses the long-term strategy of developing a global community without sacrificing indigenous local values.

Intercultural Communication A Critical Introduction

Author: Ingrid Piller
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
ISBN: 9780748632442
Release Date: 2011-04-29
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Combining perspectives from discourse analysis and sociolinguistics, this introduction provides students with a comprehensive, up-to-date and critical overview of the field of intercultural communication.Ingrid Piller explains communication in context using two main approaches.The first treats cultural identity, difference and similarity as discursive constructions. The second, informed by bilingualism studies, highlights the use and prestige of different languages and language varieties as well as the varying access that speakers have to them.Linguistics students will find this book a useful tool for studying language and globalization as well as applied linguistics.

Globalizing Intercultural Communication

Author: Kathryn Sorrells
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 9781483324562
Release Date: 2015-01-02
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Translating Theory into Practice Globalizing Intercultural Communication: A Reader introduces students to intercultural communication within the global context, and equips them with the knowledge and understanding to grapple with the dynamic, interconnected and complex nature of intercultural relations in the world today. This reader is organized around foundational and contemporary themes of intercultural communication. Each of the 14 chapters pairs an original research article explicating key topics, theories, or concepts with a first-person narrative that brings the chapter content alive and invites students to develop and apply their knowledge of intercultural communication. Each chapter’s pair of readings is framed by an introduction highlighting important issues presented in the readings that are relevant to the study and practice of intercultural communication and end-of-chapter pedagogical features including key terms and discussion questions. In addition to illuminating concepts, theories, and issues, authors/editors Kathryn Sorrells and Sachi Sekimoto focus particular attention on grounding theory in everyday experience and translating theory into practice and actions that can be taken to promote social responsibility and social justice.

The Global Intercultural Communication Reader

Author: Molefi Kete Asante
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781135048716
Release Date: 2013-06-26
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

The Global Intercultural Communication Reader is the first anthology to take a distinctly non-Eurocentric approach to the study of culture and communication. In this expanded second edition, editors Molefi Kete Asante, Yoshitaka Miike, and Jing Yin bring together thirty-two essential readings for students of cross-cultural, intercultural, and international communication. This stand-out collection aims to broaden and deepen the scope of the field by placing an emphasis on diversity, including work from authors across the globe examining the processes and politics of intercultural communication from critical, historical, and indigenous perspectives. The collection covers a wide range of topics: the emergence and evolution of the field; issues and challenges in cross-cultural and intercultural inquiry; cultural wisdom and communication practices in context; identity and intercultural competence in a multicultural society; the effects of globalization; and ethical considerations. Many readings first appeared outside the mainstream Western academy and offer diverse theoretical lenses on culture and communication practices in the world community. Organized into five themed sections for easy classroom use, The Global Intercultural Communication Reader includes a detailed bibliography that will be a crucial resource for today's students of intercultural communication.

Becoming World Wise

Author: Richard Slimbach
Publisher: Stylus Publishing, LLC.
ISBN: 1579224989
Release Date: 2012-03-12
Genre: Education

As world travel is growing exponentially, “alternative” travel has grown apace: from ecotourism, gap years, short-term mission trips, cultural travel-study tours, and foreign language study, to college-level study abroad, “voluntourism”, and international service-learning. This book is intended to help the new generation of ethical and educational travelers make the most of their international experience, and show them how to broaden their cultural horizons while also making a contribution to their host community. This book guides independent and purposeful learners considering destinations off the “beaten path” on connecting with a wider world. Whether traveling on their own, or as part of a group arranged by an educational institution, humanitarian organization, or congregation, this book will enable them to make their international encounter rewarding, authentic, enriching, and learning-oriented. This book draws on the author’s extensive travel and many years of guiding college students’ global learning. Richard Slimbach offers a comprehensive framework for pre-field preparation that includes, but goes beyond, discussions of packing lists and assorted “do’s and don’ts” to consider the ultimate purposes and practical learning strategies needed to enter deeply into a host culture. It also features an in-depth look at the post-sojourn process, helping the reader integrate the experiences and insights from the field into her or his studies and personal life. This book constitutes a vital road map for anyone intent on having their whole being—body, mind, and heart—stretched through the intercultural experience. Becoming World Wise offers an integrated approach to cross-cultural learning aimed at transforming our consciousness while also contributing to the flourishing of the communities that host us. While primarily intended for foreign study and service situations, the ideas are just as relevant to intercultural learning within domestic settings. In a “globalized” world, diverse cultures intermingle near and far, at home and abroad.

An Introduction to Global Financial Markets

Author: Stephen Valdez
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 9781137508331
Release Date: 2015-10-28
Genre: Business & Economics

An accessible but comprehensive guide to the world of finance and financial markets. Taking an international approach, the authors examine the different types of banking and markets around the world, and cover foreign exchange and derivative products. This edition is right up to date and incorporates recent events and developments in finance.