Communication Between Cultures (with InfoTrac)

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This new edition of Samovar and Porter's best-selling text gives students an understanding and appreciation of different cultures and helps them develop practical skills for improving their communication with people from other cultures. Packed with the latest research and filled with numerous, compelling examples that force students to examine their own assumptions and cultural biases, this book helps students understand the subtle and profound ways culture affects communication. The book is divided into four interrelated parts: Part I introduces the study of communication and culture; Part II focuses on the ability of culture to shape and modify our view of reality; Part III puts the theory of intercultural communication into practice; and Part IV converts knowledge into action.

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LARRY SAMOVAR, Emeritus Professor at San Diego State University, received his Ph.D. from Purdue University, where he taught for five years. He was also an invited scholar at Nihon University in Japan. As an early pioneer in the field of intercultural communication, he has been a guest speaker at many universities in the United States. In addition, Dr. Samovar has worked as a communication consultant in both the private and public sectors. He has written and/or edited 14 textbooks--totaling 45 editions. Many of his publications have been translated into foreign languages and are used in 11 countries. As an active researcher he has presented more than 100 scholarly papers and conducted numerous seminars and workshops at international, national, and regional conferences. His publication list is extensive and encompasses books and articles on intercultural communication, small group communication, interpersonal communication, and public speaking.

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"Overall the Samovar and Porter text is an excellent tool for helping students develop their intercultural selves. The text is well written, current and relevant."

"The inclusion of chapters applying intercultural concepts to specific settings/contexts, plus the inclusion of the Infotrac College Edition resources makes this textbook unique in the field."

"The Samovar and Porter textbook provides a good introduction to the field at the same time it sensitizes the students to the importance of intercultural communication in different fields such as education and health care."

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