Now in its 6th edition, Fred Jandt's international bestseller continues to offer students an accessible and exciting introduction to the art of effectively communicating across group barriers. Packed with thought-provoking examples, photos, vignettes, quotes, cases, and stories that spark students' interest and challenge them to reassess existing viewpoints, An Introduction to Intercultural Communication remains an invaluable text and a leader in its field. New and continuing features include: • An environment-focused box in each chapter discusses how the environment relates to each topic • 'Focus on Theory' boxes ground practical material in communication and social theory • Expanded coverage of immigration • Global examples updated throughout • New and expanded photo essays • New companion website featuring test questions, student activities, sample syllabi, and PowerPoint presentations • Student site featuring web activities and resources, study quizzes, e-Flashcards, and SAGE journal articles • An accompanying reader, Intercultural Communication: A Global Reader, is also available and can be used alone or in conjunction with this text.
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.
Identities in a Global Community by Fred E. Jandt, Isbn 9781412992879
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We offer these texts bundled together at a discount for your students! Fred E. Jandt, An Introduction to Intercultural Communication: Identities in a Global Community Eighth Edition An Introduction to Intercultural Communication: Identities in a Global Community prepares today's students to successfully navigate our increasingly global community. Fred E. Jandt introduces essential communication skills and concepts that will empower readers to interact successfully with different cultures and ethnic groups. To spark student interest, Jandt offers readers 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. The Eighth Edition adds depth to the coverage of theory and includes two new features: Focus on Skills provides expanded coverage of intercultural communication in practice, while Focus on Technology illustrates the impact of new communication technology on intercultural encounters. The new edition also introduces a new map program to provide students with additional context for discussion of cultures and regions across the globe. Fred E. Jandt, Intercultural Communication: A Global Reader 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 presents a wide-range of articles, showing the permeance of intercultural communication in today's world and in everyday life. Examples of topics included are: Conflict management in organizations The impact of the Internet and of online global communication Gender differences in communication The increasing influence of globalization Health care Creating a culture of peace Half of the readings are from non-U.S. authors/scholars, presenting readers with a truly global perspective on intercultural communication. Half of the readings are from non-U.S. authors/scholars, presenting readers with a truly global perspective on intercultural communication. Please contact your Sales Representative for more information.
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.
This easy-to-read volume covers a wide range of material including a historical framework to view the development of current topics; an integration of media as a variable in the advancement of issues and ideas; and the key concepts of communication and culture. This new Third Edition retains its classic coverage of intercultural communication while updating and expanding topics to include racial profiling, the effects of immigration on cultures worldwide, and preservation of indigenous cultures and languages.
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.