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Intercultural Communication: An Introduction

Fred E. Jandt

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ISBN 10: 0803970668 / ISBN 13: 9780803970663
Published by Sage Publications, Inc, 1995
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Bumping to corners. Cover lamination beginning to separate from cover. No creasing to cover or spine. Pencil underlining and some margin notes throughout. Bookseller Inventory # mon0000071827

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Title: Intercultural Communication: An Introduction

Publisher: Sage Publications, Inc

Publication Date: 1995

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition:Acceptable

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In an increasingly diverse society, the necessity for intercultural communication is becoming more apparent. This book is comprehensive, current in its approach to cultural differences and organized clearly. Divided into 21 chapters, the book guides the student through the key concepts of communication and culture with a chapter for each main area such as interpersonal, nonverbal, multicultural and subcultural. While the mainstream cultural divisions are well defined, Fred E Jandt also looks at subcultures and aspects of cultural variance and assimilation such as use of language, immigrant acculturation and sexual preferences.

Much of the material in the book is designed to help students build communication skills with part

About the Author:

Fred E. Jandt was born of second-generation German immigrants in the multicultural south-central region of Texas. After graduating from Texas Lutheran University and Stephen F. Austin State University, he received his doctorate in communication from Bowling Green State University. He has taught and been a student of intercultural communication for more than 40 years, developing his experience through travel and international training and research projects. While Professor of Communication at The College at Brockport, State University of New York, his reputation as a teacher led to his appointment as SUNY’s first director of faculty development. He has retired as Dean of the Palm Desert Campus and Professor of Communication at California State University, San Bernardino, where he was named Outstanding Professor. He has also been a visiting professor at Victoria University of Wellington in New Zealand. He has extensive experience in the areas of intercultural and international communication, negotiation mediation, and conflict management. He was one of the first scholars to introduce the study of conflict to the communication discipline with his text Conflict Resolution Through Communication (Harper & Row, 1973). He has subsequently published many other titles in this area, including the successful trade books Win-Win Negotiating: Turning Conflict Into Agreement (Wiley, 1985), which has been translated into eight languages, and a casebook on international conflict management, Constructive Conflict Management: Asia-Pacific Cases (SAGE, 1996) with Paul B. Pedersen. For several years, he conducted the training workshop “Managing Conflict Productively” for major corporations and government agencies throughout the United States. Jandt continues to train volunteers who are learning to become mediators in the California justice system.

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