Realities and Relationships: Soundings in Social Construction

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Harvard University Press, Jun 1, 2009 - Psychology - 368 pages
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Contents

The Impasse of Individual Knowledge
3
Crisis in Representation and the Emergence of Social Construction
30
Constructionism in Question
64
Social Construction and Moral Orders
93
Criticism and Consequence
115
Social Psychology and the Wrong Revolution
117
The Cultural Consequences of Deficit Discourse
143
Objectivity as Rhetorical Achievement
165
SelfNarration in Social Life
185
Emotion as Relationship
210
Transcending Narrative in the Therapeutic Context
236
The Communal Origins of Meaning
253
Deceit From Conscience to Community
275
Notes
291
References
309
Index
345

From Self to Relationship
183

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About the author (2009)

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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