The Social Misconstruction of Reality: Validity and Verification in the Scholarly Community / Edition 1

The Social Misconstruction of Reality: Validity and Verification in the Scholarly Community / Edition 1

by Richard F. Hamilton
     
 

ISBN-10: 0300063458

ISBN-13: 9780300063455

Pub. Date: 04/28/1996

Publisher: Yale University Press

Social misconstructions-widely shared, long-lasting errors of fact or interpretation-often persist even when ample evidence is readily available to counter them. In this provocative book, Richard Hamilton investigates three well-accepted but erroneous social theories, how they originated, and why they endured. He sounds a clear warning for the academic community,

Overview

Social misconstructions-widely shared, long-lasting errors of fact or interpretation-often persist even when ample evidence is readily available to counter them. In this provocative book, Richard Hamilton investigates three well-accepted but erroneous social theories, how they originated, and why they endured. He sounds a clear warning for the academic community, where at times undocumented argument too easily finds acceptance.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300063455
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
04/28/1996
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
6.13(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

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