Social Constructionisms : Approaches to the Study of the Human World

$68.78 $68.78
( / )
  • Paperback / softback
Add to Wishlist

Free delivery worldwide

Receive the books within
3-12 business days.

Why buy from Booksmart ?

Why Buy From Us?
  • 100% Authentic Books
  • Customer Satisfaction is our no. 1 Priority
  • Secure Payment
First Time Buying From Booksmart?Take 10% Off With Code "MyFirst10".
Social constructionism is one of the key ideas in the social sciences, offering different frameworks for understanding the human world. But what does it mean when we say that something is 'socially constructed'? What exactly do we construct in our social interaction? And what actually 'does' the constructing?

This dynamic text invites critical reflection on these questions and more, outlining the various ways that social constructionist theory has been utilised in the social sciences. Hjelm introduces the basic assumptions of social constructionism - before examining the differences between various constructionist traditions and perspectives - from Berger and Luckmann's sociology of knowledge, to constructionist approaches in social psychology and discourse analysis.

Through a diverse range of case studies on religion, crime, gender and the media, the chapters demonstrate how to apply constructionist ideas in empirical social research. Social Constructionisms is thus an invaluable source for students and scholars across the social sciences.

An insightful introduction to the key traditions in the study of social constructionism, evaluating their similarities and differences, and their strengths and weaknesses, through the use of case studies that apply each particular perspective to everyday life.

$68.78 $68.78
( / )
  • Paperback / softback

Free delivery worldwide

Receive the books within
3-12 business days.

Why buy from Booksmart ?

Why Buy From Us?
  • 100% Authentic Books
  • Customer Satisfaction is our no. 1 Priority
  • Secure Payment
First Time Buying From Booksmart?Take 10% Off With Code "MyFirst10".
Add to Wishlist

Product Details

Author(s):Hjelm, Titus 

Format: Paperback / softback | 144pages

Dimensions: 235 mm x 155 mm x  | 232 gr

Publication Date: 20140522

Publisher: Macmillan Education UK

Language: English

ISBN 10: 

ISBN 13: 9781403940001