Standpoint theoretical considerations
For a general assessment of standpoint theory and a discussion and application of its relevance to rhetorical studies, see Glen McClish and Jacqueline Bacon, “‘Telling the Story Her Own Way’: The Role of Feminist Standpoint Theory in Rhetorical Studies,” Rhetoric Society Quarterly, Vol.32, 2002, pp. 27-55.
Dilmi Aluwihare-Samaranayake, “Ethics in Qualitative Research: A View of the Participants’ and Researchers’ World from a Critical Standpoint,” International Journal of Qualitative Methods, Vol. 11, 2012, pp. 64-81.
Aimee-Marie Dorsten, “‘Thinking Dirty’: Digging Up Three Founding ‘Matriarchs’ of Communication Studies,” Communication Theory, Vol. 22, 2012, pp. 25-47.
Catherine E. Harnois, “Race, Gender, and the Black Women's Standpoint,” Sociological Forum, Vol. 25, 2010, pp. 68-85.
Standpoints of African-American women
For critiques of white feminists’ viewpoints by African-American women scholars and discussion of the ways in which racial and gender identities intersect in their lives, see:
- bell hooks, Ain’t I A Woman: Black Women and Feminism, South End Press, Boston, 1981.
- bell hooks’ essays “Reflections on Race and Sex” and “Representations: Feminism and Black Masculinity” in her collection Yearning: Race, Gender, and Cultural Politics, South End Press, Boston, 1990.
- Audre Lorde’s piece “The Master’s Tools Will Never Dismantle the Master’s House” (p. 110-113) in her collection Sister Outsider: Essays and Speeches, Crossing Press, Freedom, CA, 1984.
- Wendy Leo Moore, “Reflexivity, Power, and Systemic Racism,” Ethnic & Racial Studies, Vol. 35, 2012, pp. 614-619.
Interpersonal and family contexts
Shereen G. Bingham, Kerry L. Beldin, and Laura Dendinger, “Mediator and Survivor Perspectives on Screening for Intimate Partner Abuse,” Conflict Resolution Quarterly, Vol. 31, 2014, pp. 305-330.
Alexis C. Dennis and Julia T. Wood, “‘We're Not Going to Have This Conversation, But You Get It’: Black Mother–Daughter Communication About Sexual Relations,” Women's Studies in Communication, Vol. 35, 2012, pp. 204-223.
Sarah J. Mahler, Mayurakshi Chaudhuri, and Vrushali Patil, “Scaling Intersectionality: Advancing Feminist Analysis of Transnational Families,” Sex Roles, Vol. 73, 2015, pp. 100-112.
Andrea L. Tyler and Lameesa Muhammad, “Race, Gender, and Single Parenting: Dismantling the 'Invisible' Myth Around Intellectual Black Female Scholars,” in Autoethnography as a Lighthouse: Illuminating Race, Research, and the Politics of Schooling, in Stephen D. Hancock, Ayana Allen, and Chance W. Lewis, (eds.), Information Age Publishing, Charlotte, NC, 2015, pp. 83-101.
News and Journalism
José Andrés Araiza, “Saying Goodbye to Men: Southern Feminists Publishing News While Challenging Patriarchy,” Journal of Communication Inquiry, Vol. 38, 2014, pp. 273-290.
Marian Meyers and Lynne Gayle, “African American Women in the Newsroom: Encoding Resistance,” Howard Journal of Communications, Vol. 26, 2015, pp. 292-312.
Standpoint in the digital age
Sarah J. Jackson and Sonia Banaszczyk, “Digital Standpoints: Debating Gendered Violence and Racial Exclusions in the Feminist Counterpublic,” Journal of Communication Inquiry, Vol. 40, 2016, pp. 391-407.
Kimberly A. Scott and Mary Aleta White, “COMPUGIRLS' Standpoint: Culturally Responsive Computing and Its Effect on Girls of Color,” Urban Education, Vol. 48, 2013, pp. 657-681.
Robin Stevens, Stacia Gilliard-Matthews, Jamie Dunaev, Marcus K. Woods, and Bridgette M. Brawner, “The Digital Hood: Social Media Use Among Youth in Disadvantaged Neighborhoods,” New Media & Society, Vol. 19, 2017, pp. 950-967.
In sports arenas
Helen Jefferson Lenskyj, “Reflections on Communication and Sport: On Heteronormativity and Gender Identities,” Communication and Sport, Vol. 1, 2013, pp. 138-150.
Brian K. Richardson and Joseph McGlynn, “Rabid Fans, Death Threats, and Dysfunctional Stakeholders: The Influence of Organizational and Industry Contexts on Whistle-Blowing Cases,” Management Communication Quarterly, Vol. 25, 2011, pp. 121-150.
Nefertiti A. Walker and E. Nicole Melton, “The Tipping Point: The Intersection of Race, Gender, and Sexual Orientation in Intercollegiate Sports,” Journal of Sport Management, Vol. 29, 2015, pp. 257-271.
Donna R. Pawlowski, (2006). “Who Am I and Where Do I ‘Stand?’,” Communication Teacher, Vol. 20, 2006, pp. 69-73.
Other applied Contexts
Deborah Ballard-Reisch, “Muted Groups in Health Communication Policy and Practice: The Case of Older Adults in Rural and Frontier Areas,” Women & Language, Vol. 33, 2010, pp. 87-93.
Patrice M. Buzzanell, Robyn V. Remke, Rebecca Meisenbach, Meina Liu, Venssa Bowers, and Cindy Conn, “Standpoints of Maternity Leave: Discourses of Temporality and Ability,” Women's Studies in Communication, Vol. 40, 2017, pp. 67-90.
Kate Lockwood Harris, “Re-Situating Organizational Knowledge: Violence, Intersectionality and the Privilege of Partial Perspective,” Human Relations, Vol. 70, 2017, pp. 263-285.
Aileen Moreton-Robinson, “Towards an Australian Indigenous Women's Standpoint Theory,” Australian Feminist Studies, Vol. 28, 2013, pp. 331-347.
Sarah Mosedale, “Women's Empowerment as a Development Goal: Taking a Feminist Standpoint,” Journal of International Development, Vol. 26, 2014, pp. 1115-1125.
Alison Wylie, “Feminist Philosophy of Science: Standpoint Matters,” Proceedings and Addresses of the American Philosophical Association, Vol. 86, 2012, pp. 47-76.