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Experiencing Intercultural Communication : Introduction (3RD 08 - Old Edition)by Judith N. Martin
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This introductory level textbook offers students a framework to begin building their intercultural communication skills. Experiencing Intercultural Communication: An Introduction provides a number of pedagogical aids to help students achieve fluency in these skills, including chapter outlines, chapter objectives, suggested websites and other resources for further learning, key terms, activities in each chapters, bulleted chapter summaries, and more. As an introductory text, the material is accessible and encourages students to seek out more information. By giving the students a framework to begin understanding the complexities of intercultural interaction, students begin the process of learning about both other cultures and their relationships with their own culture.
About the Author
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
Chapter 1: Studying Intercultural Communication
Chapter 3: History and Intercultural Communication
Part II: Intercultural Communication Processes
Chapter 6: Nonverbal Communication Issues
Chapter 7: Popular Culture and Intercultural Communication
Chapter 9: Intercultural Relationships in Everyday Life
Chapter 10: Intercultural Communication in Tourism Contexts
Chapter 12: Intercultural Communication and Education