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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- Spring '08
- Sociology, Standpoints shape communication, Communication shapes standpoints, Demand Differential Model