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COM 597 The Dark Side of

Relational Communication

Fall, 2013



















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As your read Chapter 12 Girls' Social Aggression

1. There seems to be a darkside and a potential light side to girls' social aggression. The darkside seems to be for the victim, while the potential light side seems to be for the aggressor. Be prepared to discuss the darkside for the victim and potential light side for the aggressor including the theoretical explanations.

2. Which explanation do you feel is more credible in explaining this behavior?

3. Do you agree that social aggression may be an effective tool that girls need to learn? Why or why not?