Chapter 35 Standpoint Theory

In groups, be prepared to:


  1. In one or two sentences, define the theory. What kind of theory is it? What tradition does it fit into?
  2. From the standpoint of __________________ (this will be assigned in class), give your perspective of the Family Medical Leave Act of 1993.
  3. From that same standpoint, you are looking at the working conditions in a factory, what do you consider? ask about?
  4. Why include this theory in an interpersonal communication class?
  5. What other theories relate to/are relevant to standpoint theory?



COM 512 Theories of Interpersonal Communication

Fall, 2012


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