Constructionist Controversies: Issues in Social Problems Theory

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Transaction Pub, 1993 - Political Science - 221 pages
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Constructionist Controversies reviews the substantial con- tributions to social problems theory that have been made by social constructionist theorists and examines debates about the future of this perspective. Intended for the student, the volume provides a succinct formulation of all the major issues of social constructionism by contributors who are well recognized within the field for the strength with which they articulate their own widely varied viewpoints.

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Gale Miller is research professor of social and cultural sciences at Marquette University. His research focuses on social problems theory and the social organiation and use of language in everyday life, particularly in human service organiations. He is the author or editor of numerous books, including Becoming Miracle Workers: Language and Meaning in Brief Therapy; Context and Method in Qualitative Research; and Enforcing the Work Ethic.

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