Cultures (cont.)

Cultures (cont.) - What is a standpoint •"A place...

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March 24, 2008 Cultures (cont.) Demand Differential Model • Adjustment - how much you meet the demands of the host environment and how much you feel the host environment is meeting your demands Standpoint Theory Two assumptions. .. • Communication shapes standpoints • Standpoints shape communication Two underlying assumptions. .. • Communication reflects culture • Communication sustains culture
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Unformatted text preview: What is a standpoint? • "A place from which to view the world around us." • A specific location in time and space where observation takes place • Refers to our values and attitudes • Are all standpoints equal?- No. "Groups in a position of less power have a more accurate, more comprehensive view of social life than do groups who occupy higher social positions."...
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