Comm 1001 Study Guide
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1 Exam 6 Study Guide Chapter 32: Face-Negotiation Theory 1. The end point of facenegotiation theory’s causal chain is: a. Relational maintenance behaviors. b. Conflict management strategies. c. Type of selfconstrual. d. Uncertainty reduction strategies. 2. According to Harry Triandis, the three factors distinguishing individualistic and collectivistic cultures are self, goals, and: a. Values. b. Duty. c. Rights. d. Emotion. 3. Which of the following terms is not associated with a collectivistic cultural identity? a. Low context. b. Weidentity. c. Facegiving. d. Interdependent self. 4. Which of the following is a nation with a collectivistic culture? a. Sweden. b. Australia. c. Germany. d. China. 5. Gerry Philipsen critiques facenegotiation theory by arguing that we aren’t members of a culture but rather culture is something we live and experience. Griffin, Ledbetter, and Sparks note that TingToomey’s attempt to address this concern threatens the theory’s ability to meet which standard for a good objective theory? a. Falsifiability. b. Quantitative research. c. Explanation of the data. d. Relative simplicity. Chapter 33: Speech Codes Theory 2 1. The primary research method associated with speech codes theory is: a. Rhetorical criticism. b. Surveys. c. Experiments. d. Ethnography. 2 2. Philipsen originally labeled speech codes theory as ethnography of: a. Culture. b. Performance. c. Communication. d. Meaning. 3. Dignity is a code that grants worth to an individual on the basis of: a. Equality before the law. b. Uniqueness as a human being. c. Personal connections with those in power. d. Adherence to community values. 4. Honor is a code that grants worth to an individual on the basis of: a. Equality before the law. b. Uniqueness as a human being. c. Personal connections with those in power. d. Adherence to community values. 5. Interpretive scholars have criticized Philipsen for speaking too much about: a. Individualism and collectivism. b. Power and justice. c. Dignity and honor. d. Prediction and control. Chapter 34: Genderlect Styles 1. Which word best summarizes the essence Tannen’s approach to gender and communication? a. Culture. b. Power. c. Knowledge. d. Uncertainty. 2. According to Tannen, which of the following words reflects most women’s concerns in communication? a. Symmetrical. b. Independence. c. Power. d. Report. 3. According to Tannen, why do women use more tag questions than men? a. Women are socialized to be less certain about their ideas. b. Women want to soften the pain of potential disagreement. 2 c. Women like to make direct requests for information. d. Women’s lack of power often restricts them from expressing their ideas confidently. 4. What is Tannen’s prescription for improving conversation between the sexes? a. Changing how parents raise boys and girls. b. Growing in multicultural understanding of the other sex. c. Placing more women in positions of leadership and power. d. None of the above; Tannen doesn’t believe malefemale communication can be improved. 5. Feminist scholars criticize Tannen for paying too little attention to: a. Neuroscience. b. Power. c. Ethics. d. Friendship. Chapter 35: Standpoint Theory 1. Which of the following words is a good synonym for “standpoint,” as used by Harding and Wood? a. Knowledge. b. Faith. c. Outlook. d. Objectivity. 2. Wood acknowledges communication differences between men and women. Where does she believe these differences come from? a. Hormonal differences between men and women. b. Women’s naturally higher level of intuition. c. Cultural expectations. d. Maternal instincts. 3. Harding believes that knowledge generated from the standpoint of dominant groups demonstrates: a. Strong objectivity. b. Weak objectivity. c. Strong subjectivity. d. Weak subjectivity. 4. Across many disciplines, standpoint theorists are united in their concentration on the relationship between knowledge and: a. Ethics. b. Power. 2 c. Truth. d. Thought. 2 5. Critics have argued that the notion of strong objectivity is: a. Contradictory. b. Too simple. c. Naïve. d. Inaccurate.
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