The sixth edition of Experiencing Intercultural Communication, An Introduction provides students with a framework in which they can begin building their intercultural communication skills. By understanding the complexities of intercultural communication, students will grow in their professional endeavors and personal relationships. The unique backgrounds of coauthors Judith N. Martin, a social scientist, and Thomas K. Nakayama, a critical rhetorician, bring a distinctive perspective to this thought-provoking subject matter. The Connect course for this offering includes SmartBook, an adaptive reading and study experience which guides students to master, recall, and apply key concepts while providing automatically-graded assessments.
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This 6th edition provides the tools for effective communication amid cultural, ethnic, and religious differences in domestic and global contexts.
Students are introduced to the primary approaches for studying intercultural communication in conjunction with a theoretical and practical framework for applying the approaches in their own lives.
Table of Contents Part I - Foundations of Intercultural Communication
Chapter 1: Studying Intercultural Communication
Chapter 2: Intercultural Communication
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
Judith N. Martin, Arizona State University Thomas K. Nakayama, Northeastern University