Intercultural Communication: Globalization And Social Justice

Intercultural Communication: Globalization And Social Justice
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In Intercultural Communication: Globalization and Social Justice, Second Edition, Kathryn Sorrells introduces students to the complex relationships, structures, and contexts that shape intercultural communication in the age of globalization. The book examines communication among cultures within the broader geopolitical, economic and cultural context of globalization, highlighting the significance of history, power, and global institutions political, economic, and media institutions for the study of communication and culture. This innovative book distinguishes itself among introductory texts in intercultural communication through its emphasis on: Globalization as the context for studying intercultural communication An approach to intercultural communication based on critical engagement, democratic participation, and social justice The interconnection and inter-relation between international and domestic issues An integrative thematic approach through the use of extended case studies Intercultural praxis and the use of critical pedagogy, enabling students to learn a process to research and access information

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