The Routledge Handbook of Language and Intercultural Communication provides a comprehensive historical survey of language and intercultural communication studies with a critical assessment of past and present theory, research, and practice, as well as an insight into future directions.
Drawing on the expertise of leading scholars from different parts of the world, this second edition offers updated chapters by returning authors and many new contributions on a broad range of topics, including reflexivity and criticality, translanguaging, and social justice in relation to intercultural communication.With an emphasis on contemporary, critical perspectives, this handbook showcases the varied range of issues, perspectives, and approaches that characterise this increasingly important field in today’s globalised world.
Offering 34 chapters with examples from a variety of languages and international settings, this handbook is an indispensable resource for students and scholars working in the fields of intercultural communication, applied linguistics, TESOL/ TEFL, and communication studies.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
part I|90 pages
Foundations of language and intercultural communication studies
part II|82 pages
Core themes and issues
part |76 pages
Language, identity, and intercultural communication
part |62 pages
Language, intercultural (communicative) competence, and intercultural citizenship
part III|84 pages
Theory into practice: Towards intercultural (communicative) competence and citizenship
part IV|142 pages
Language and intercultural communication in context
part V|20 pages
New debates and future directions