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Experiencing Intercultural Communication: An Introduction

Experiencing Intercultural Communication: An Introduction - 4th edition

ISBN13: 978-0073406794

Cover of Experiencing Intercultural Communication: An Introduction 4TH 11 (ISBN 978-0073406794)
ISBN13: 978-0073406794
ISBN10: 0073406791
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 4TH 11
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
Published: 2011
International: No

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Experiencing Intercultural Communication: An Introduction - 4TH 11 edition

ISBN13: 978-0073406794

Judith N. Martin and Thomas K. Nakayama

ISBN13: 978-0073406794
ISBN10: 0073406791
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 4TH 11
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company

Published: 2011
International: No
Summary

This introductory text covers the core concepts of intercultural communication and offers students a basic skill-building framework designed to be used every day for communicating across cultures. By using the ''building blocks'' of the framework in different ways, students will understand the complexities of intercultural interaction and learn about other cultures as well as their relationships with their own culture.

Author Bio

Judith N. Martin is currently Herberger Professor of Communication in the Hugh Downs School of Human Communication at Arizona State University. She received her Ph.D. in speech communication from the Pennsylvania State University. She also studied at the Université de Grenoble for a year, and was involved in study aboard administration for a number of years. She also has experience in cross cultural training and has co-authored three books with Prof. Tom Nakayama. Her current research interests focus on: the role of communication in cross cultural transitions, white identity and and communication, and pedagogical issues in teaching intercultural communication.

Thomas K. Nakayama is Professor and Director of the Department of Communications Studies, Northeastern University. He received his Ph.D. in communication studies from the University of Iowa. He has been a Fulbright lecturer at the Université de Mons-Hainaut in Belgium and Libra Professor at the University of Maine. He has taught at Arizona State University, California State University, San Bernardino and the University of Iowa. His interests are in critical theory, cultural studies, and rhetorical studies.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Preface
Part I: Foundations of Intercultural Communication
Chapter 1: Studying Intercultural Communication
Chapter 2: Intercultural Communication: Building Blocks and Barriers
Chapter 3: History and Intercultural Communication
Chapter 4: Identity and Intercultural Communication
Part II: Intercultural Communication Processes
Chapter 5: Verbal Issues in Intercultural Communication
Chapter 6: Nonverbal Communication Issues
Part III: Intercultural Communication in Everyday Life
Chapter 7: Popular Culture and Intercultural Communication
Chapter 8: Culture, Communication, and Conflict
Chapter 9: Intercultural Relationships in Everyday Life
Part IV: Intercultural Communication in Applied Settings
Chapter 10: Intercultural Communication in Tourism Contexts
Chapter 11: Intercultural Communication and Business
Chapter 12: Intercultural Communication and Education
Chapter 13: Intercultural Communication and Health Care
Glossary
Credits
Index