BOOK REVIEW: Cambridge Handbook of Intercultural Communication

Document Type : Book Review


Kosar University of Bojnord


This state-of-the-art handbook on intercultural communication, with its thirty-two chapters written by well-known figures, provide a comprehensive overview of the field to the audience. Surveyed topics include 1) deep association of important concepts, 2) related explanation of theoretical approaches, 3) overview of effective methods and methodologies, 4) recent research in different areas of implementation and application, and 5) note-worthy issues related to the assessment and evaluation of intercultural communication and competence. All in all, the handbook offers a thorough exploration of the relationship between intercultural communication and power as well as a contextual investigation of contrastive, imagological and ethical dimensions. The intended readership is wide and can include anyone with an interest in the field.