Contemporary Social Constructionism

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Darin Weinberg
Melvin Pollner Prize in Ethnomethodology by the American Sociological Association's section on Ethnomethodology and Conversation Analysis, 2018
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214 pages
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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

About the Author(s)

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.