COM 225 Chapter 7 - What is the function of these...

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Role Competence Com 225 Spring 2009
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Overview Roles Role Theory Narrative Theory
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What are roles? Positions Roles Learned Generalized guidelines Affect beliefs about self Multiple Roles can be part of self-concept
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Other role concepts Role repertoire Role conflict/strain Work/family role strain Role rigidity
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Choosing roles We choose roles based on: Support we receive for the role Looking-glass self Social comparison theory Commitment Self-perception theory Rewards
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Goffman’s Role Theory: The world is a play Face Negative face Positive face Face threats To negative face To positive face Consequences of face threats
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Unformatted text preview: What is the function of these consequences? Facework Why do we work on our face or others face? Preventive facework Hedging Corrective facework Defensive Protective Examples of both: avoidance; humor; apologies; accounts; physical remediation Goffmans Role Theory cont. Line Front Setting Personal front Back region Role sets Role distance Goffmans role theory cont. Mirroring Altercasting Mutual negotiation Presenting ourselves on the internetactivity Facework Line Front Setting Personal front Back region Role sets Mirroring or altercasting Communication and story-telling Narrative theory Stories become powerful in defining roles The story of how you chose your career The story of how you met your partner...
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