Chap07 - to present face Self-presentation (continued) l...

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Chapter Seven ROLE COMPETENCE: Adapting to Social Expectations
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Nature of Social Roles l Learned l General l Related to Identity l Multiple
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Choosing Roles We choose roles on the basis of: l The social support they offer l Amount of commitment we feel l Kinds of rewards we receive
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How we form identities l Looking glass self theory: others reflect who we are l Social comparison theory: others validate opinions and abilities l Self-perception theory: we form identity by observing our own behaviors
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Social Identity and Self-Presentation l Face-work: effort spent in seeking social approval l Face: our social role l Line: verbal and nonverbal behaviors we use
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Unformatted text preview: to present face Self-presentation (continued) l Front region: where we feel compelled to present face Personal front Setting Role set l Back region: where we are off stage l Role distance: separating from social roles Guidelines for Increasing Mindfulness l Recognize the extent to which perceptions and behaviors are socially determined. l Recognize the contextual triggers governing behavior. l Look for new solutions and perspective. l Dont fear being judged. l Take multiple perspectives....
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This note was uploaded on 11/11/2011 for the course COMMUNICAT 192:201 taught by Professor Coan during the Fall '10 term at Rutgers.

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