9781412923019

An Invitation to Social Construction

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  • ISBN13:

    9781412923019

  • ISBN10:

    1412923018

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 3/5/2009
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd
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Summary

This new edition of Kenneth Gergen's landmark Invitation to Social Construction offers readers a clear and more thorough introduction to the theory and practice of social constructionism. Particular to this new edition is a writing style more directed to the undergraduate, a larger more student-friendly format as well as textboxes/visual material employed throughout to lift concepts to a more relevant state of meaning.

Author Biography

Kenneth J. Gergen is Professor of Psychology at Swarthmore College.

Table of Contents

Social Construction
Revolution in the Making
Constructing the Real and the Good
Horizons of Human Inquiry
The Relational Self
Dialogue
Conflict and Transformation
A Profusion of Practices
Social Construction in Question
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