Intercultural Discourse and Communication: The Essential Readings is a collection of articles that discuss major theoretical approaches, case studies of cultural and sub-cultural contact from around the globe, issues of identity in 'bicultural' individuals, and the 'real world' implications of intercultural contact and conflict.
- Collects articles that describe and analyze discourse and communication in several channels, including spoken, written, and signed.
- Considers various group organizations such as culture/subculture, gender, race/ethnicity, social class, age, and region.
- Includes brief introductions to each section by the editors that explain main concepts.
- Contains discussion questions that enhance the bookâs value for courses.