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An Invitation to Social Construction

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An Invitiation to Social Construction is a rewarding read for newcomers to social constructionist thinking and for those well acquainted with this view.' - "New Therapist "

Kenneth Gergen's new book, An Invitation to Social Construction, may be the best introduction to the scholarship on social constructionism available today - but that's not all it is. It is also an inspir
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Paperback, 256 pages
Published December 6th 1999 by Sage Publications (CA) (first published 1999)
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Mark
Jan 01, 2012 Mark rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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Great concise overview of social constructionist philosophy (practice?). Recommended for anyone feeling like they're boxed in. Actually, it pretty much defines "out-of-the-box thinking". I found myself repulsed from it, yet simultaneously drawn to it. Has the potential to transform the way you look at the world. Will challenge you if you have a sciency orientation... you might just hate it. Goes very well with buddhist thought. Unfortunately it's priced as an academic textbook and just 186 pages ...more
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May 19, 2015 Amanda rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
I absolutely hated this book. I had to read it for a MPA course and it was horrible. Extremely boring and everything after the first chapter is a repeat. I felt like I was reading a horrible verison of the matrix movie. While reading this book just remember... there is no spoon.
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