An Introduction to Intercultural Communication: Identities in a Global Community, Paperback, 9 Edition by Jandt, Fred E.
Paperback: 9 Edition
Publication Date: 2017-10-26
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Inc
Paperback : 504 pages
Edition: 9 Edition
Author: Jandt, Fred E.
Product Description "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 ? 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 Review "This text offers comprehensive coverage of ICC while balancing theory and practical application. Students find it easy to comprehend and interesting reading. They enjoy being exposed to other cultures and ways of communicating while recognizing many cultures within the United States that require ICC skills." -- Ané Pearman "One of the best textbooks in intercultural communication for undergraduate students" -- Mo Bahk "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." -- Aimee L. Richards About the Author Fred E. Jandt was born of second-generation German immigrants in the multicultural south-central region of Texas. After graduating from Texas Lutheran University and Stephen F. Austin State University, he received his doctorate in communication from Bowling Green State University. He has taught and been a student of intercultural communication for more than 40 years, developing his experience through travel and international training and research projects. While professor of communication at The College at Brockport, State University of New York, his reputation as a teacher led to his appointment as SUNY’s first director of faculty development. He has retired as professor and branch campus dean after having been named outstanding professor. He has also been a visiting professor at Victoria University of Wellington, in New Zealand. He has extensive experience in the areas of intercultural and international communication, negotiation, mediation, and conflict management. He was one of the first scholars to introduce the study of conflict to the communication discipline with his text Conflict Resolutio
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