Constructionist Controversies: Issues in Social Problems Theory
Gale Miller, James A. Holstein
AldineTransaction - Social Science - 221 pages
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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