The Politics of Constructionism

Description
This broad-ranging and clearly structured book critically overviews the many themes of social constructionism and its relevance to contemporary social and political issues. It brings together leading international contributors from across the social sciences, drawing on insights from psychology, sociology, politics, philosophy, cultural, gender and science studies.

Major questions and topics explored in its critique and application of constructionist ideas include the theory and practice of scientific method, the development of social and political policy, the use of social science statistical methods, self-identity and the politics of collective identities, and technological advances in reproductive medicine.

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Bibliographic Information
  • Pub date: June 1998
  • English
  • 9781849206839 / 0761950427
  • United Kingdom
  • Primary Price: 29.99 GBP
  • Pages: 256
  • SAGE Publications / SAGE Publications Ltd
  • Readership: Postgraduate
  • Publish State: Published
  • Responsibility: edited by Irving Velody and Robin Williams.
  • Page size: 24
  • Reference Code: BDZ0001383454