Realities and Relationships
Soundings in Social Construction
By (author) Kenneth J. Gergen
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Realities and Relationships by Kenneth J. Gergen
Book DescriptionRecent attempts to challenge the primacy of reason - and its realization in foundationalist accounts of knowledge and cognitive formulations of human action - have focused on processes of discourse. Drawing from social and literary accounts of discourse, Kenneth Gergen considers these challenges to empiricism under the banner of "social construction". His aim is to outline the major elements of a social constructionist perspective, to illustrate its potential, and to initiate debate on the future of constructionist pursuits in the human sciences generally and in psychology in particular.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780674749313
(235mm x 155mm x 22mm)
Imprint: Harvard University Press
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publish Date: 29-Aug-1997
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Kenneth J. Gergen
Kenneth J. Gergen is Gil and Frank Mustin Professor of Psychology at Swarthmore College. He is the author of The Saturated Self and Toward Transformation in Social Knowledge.
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