An Introduction to Intercultural Communication (9th ed.)

Identities in a Global Community

by Fred E. Jandt

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  • 9781506361659
  • 9781506361666
  • 9781506361635

“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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  • SAGE Publications; October 2017
  • ISBN: 9781506361666
  • Edition: 9
  • Read online, or download in secure PDF or secure ePub format
  • Title: An Introduction to Intercultural Communication
  • Author: Fred E. Jandt
  • Imprint: SAGE Publications, Inc
Subject categories
ISBNs
  • 9781506361659
  • 9781506361666
  • 9781506361635

In The Press

 “I prefer this text. The book is written in a manner that is clear and easy to grasp for students of all levels. There are elements in each chapter to use as starting points for discussions, for small group work or as homework assignments. The text is formatted well and organized in an easy–to-use way.”