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Author Jandt, Fred Edmund.

Title Intercultural communication : an introduction / Fred E. Jandt.

Published Thousand Oaks, Calif. ; London : Sage, [2001]
©2001

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 UniM Bail  306 JAND    AVAILABLE
 UniM Bail  306 JAND    AVAILABLE
Edition 3rd ed.
Physical description xi, 532 pages : illustrations, map, portraits ; 24 cm
Notes Previous ed.: 1998.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Part I Culture as Context for Communication -- Chapter 1 Dispute Over Defining Culture 3 -- Chapter 2 Defining Communication as an Element of Culture 27 -- Chapter 3 Barriers to Intercultural Communication 48 -- Chapter 4 Stereotypes and Prejudice as Barriers 70 -- Part II Communication Variables -- Chapter 5 Nonverbal Communication 101 -- Chapter 6 Knowing Culture Through Language 125 -- Chapter 7 Language as a Barrier 147 -- Chapter 8 Culture's Influence on Perception 179 -- Part III Cultural Values -- Chapter 9 Dimensions of Culture 199 -- Chapter 10 Dominant United States Cultural Patterns: Using Value Orientation Theory 227 -- Chapter 11 Comparative Cultural Patterns: Arabian Culture 256 -- Chapter 12 Women, Families, and Children 275 -- Chapter 13 Contact Between Cultures 307 -- Part IV Cultures Within Cultures -- Chapter 14 Immigration and Acculturation 339 -- Chapter 15 Forces Against Assimilation 367 -- Chapter 16 Forces to Conform to One Cultural Identity 387 -- Chapter 17 Reclaiming a Culture 411 -- Chapter 18 Identity and Subgroups 432 -- Part V Future -- Chapter 19 Multiculturalism 461 -- Chapter 20 Challenges Facing Intercultural Communication 484.
Summary 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 immigrating on cultures worldwide, and preservation of indigenous cultures and languages. Contents: Part One: Culture as Context for Communication / The Dispute Over Defining Culture / Defining Communication as an Element of Culture / Barriers to Intercultural Communication / Stereotypes and Prejudice as Barriers / Part Two: Communication Variables / Noverbal Communication / Knowing Culture through Language / Language as a Barrier / Culture's Influence on Perception / Part Three: Cultural Values / Dimensions of Culture / Dominant United States Cultural Patterns / Using Value Orientation Theory / Comparative Cultural Patterns / Arabian Culture / Women, Families and Children / Contact between Cultures / Part Four: Cultures Within Cultures / Immigration and Acculturation / Forces against Assimilation / Forces to Conform to One Cultural Identity / Reclaiming a Culture / Identity and Subgroups / Part Five: The Future / Multiculturalism / Challenges Facing Intercultural Communication
Subject Intercultural communication.
Intercultural communication -- United States.
Communication, International.
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