Social Construction in Context / Edition 1

Social Construction in Context / Edition 1

by Kenneth Gergen
     
 

ISBN-10: 0761965459

ISBN-13: 9780761965459

Pub. Date: 05/23/2001

Publisher: SAGE Publications

This latest book by one the world's leading protagonists in the field will be welcomed not just by psychologists but by students, academics and professionals interested in social constructionism across a wide range of subjects.

Social Construction in Context explores the potentials of social constructionist theory when placed in diverse intellectual and

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Overview

This latest book by one the world's leading protagonists in the field will be welcomed not just by psychologists but by students, academics and professionals interested in social constructionism across a wide range of subjects.

Social Construction in Context explores the potentials of social constructionist theory when placed in diverse intellectual and practical contexts. It demonstrates the achievements of social constructionism, and what it can now offer various fields of inquiry, both academic, professional and applied, given the proliferation of the theory across the social sciences and humanities.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761965459
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
05/23/2001
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
236
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

PART ONE: SOCIAL CONSTRUCTION AND THE HUMAN SCIENCES
Constructionism and Realism
A Necessary Collision?
The Place of the Psyche in a Constructed World
The Limits of Pure Critique
Who Speaks and Who Responds in the Human Sciences?
History and Psychology
Conflict and Communion
PART TWO: SOCIAL CONSTRUCTION AND SOCIETAL PRACTICE
Therapy as Social Construction
Social Construction with Pedagogical Practice
Power in a Relational Frame
The Ethical Challenge of Global Organization
Organizational Science in a Postmodern Context
PART THREE: SOCIAL CONSTRUCTION AND CULTURAL CONTEXT
From Identity to Relational Politics
Technology, Self and the Moral Project

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