Contemporary Social Constructionism: Key Themes

Contemporary Social Constructionism: Key Themes

by Darin Weinberg

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781439909249
Publisher: Temple University Press
Publication date: 04/11/2014
Pages: 214
Product dimensions: 5.60(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Darin Weinberg is a Reader in the Department of Sociology at Cambridge University and a Fellow of King's College, Cambridge. He authored Of Others Inside: Insanity, Addiction, and Belonging in America (Temple), which won the Melvin Pollner Prize in Ethnomethodology.

Table of Contents


Preface
 
Acknowledgments
 
 1 What is Social Constructionism?
 2 The Philosophical Foundations of Social Constructionism
 3 Social Constructionism Contra Deconstructionism and Postmodernism
 4 Social Constructionism and the Body
 5 The Social Construction of Self-Knowledge
 6 The Social Construction of Social Problems
 7 The Way Forward for Social Constructionism
 
Notes
References
Index

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