Social Construction: Entering the Dialogue

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Taos Institute Publications, Jan 1, 2004 - Social Science - 109 pages
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Ken and Mary Gergen present an account of social constructionist thought that will enable students, colleagues and practitioners - as well as those who are simply curious - to gain a basic understanding and appreciation of the drama of constructionist ideas in action - in organizations, psychotherapy, education, conflict resolution, social research, and everyday life.

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Contents

The Drama of Social Construction Page
7
From Critique to Reconstruction Page
25
Social Construction
47
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About the author (2004)

Dr. Gergen is Professor Emerita at Penn State University, Brandywine, in the Philadelphia area. She has taught courses in many subfields in psychology and in Women's Studies. Her major academic focus has been on social constructionist theory and feminism. Currently she is an officer in the Taos Institute, a non-profit educational organization. She also advises Ph.D. students in applied social science fields. Her work has taken her to many countries around the glove, most recently Nanjing, China. Recent collaborators include Kenneth J. Gergen and Ellen Cole.

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