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The Politics of Constructionism by Irving Velody
  

The Politics of Constructionism

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The Politics of Constructionism by Irving Velody

This broad-ranging and clearly structured book critically overviews the many themes of social constructionism and its relevance to contemporary social and political issues. It brings together leading international contributors from across the social sciences, drawing on insights from psychology, sociology, politics, philosophy, cultural, gender and science studies. Major questions and topics explored in its critique and application of constructionist ideas include the theory and practice of scientific method, the development of social and political policy, the use of social science statistical methods, self-identity and the politics of collective identities, and technological advances in reproductive medicine.

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Publication date

10th June 1998

Author

Irving Velody

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Publisher

SAGE Publications Inc

Format

Paperback
256 pages

Categories

Philosophy
Social theory
Political science & theory

ISBN

9780761950424

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