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Standpoint Theory
Sandra Harding & Julia T Wood

Cultural Context: Gender and Communication


Theory Overview (9th Edition)

Different locations within the social hierarchy affect what is seen. The standpoints of marginalized people provide less false views of the world than do the privileged perspectives of the powerful. Strong objectivity requires that scientific research start from the lives of women, the poor, gays and lesbians, and racial minorities. (Critical tradition)

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