Social construction is the way in which society groups individuals and provides certain privileges for one group over another. Most people are unaware of social construction, as mu...
. The concepts of weak and strong as applied to opposing philosophical
positions, "isms", inform a teleology ...
a social mechanism, phenomenon, or category created and developed by society
; a perception of an individual, group, or idea that is 'constructed' through ...
The core idea seems clear enough. To say of something that it is socially
constructed is to emphasize its dependence on contingent aspects of our social
In other parts of the world, adult children live in community with their families or tribes, and receive a great deal of help and support as they move into their 20's and beyond.
Because while the core symptoms of what we now term "autistic disorder" are very real (sev... More »
May 15, 2013 ... In a world where Kevin Garnett, Harold Ford, and Halle Berry all check "black" on
the census, even the argument that racial labels refer to ...
Social constructs or social constructions define meanings, notions, or
connotations that are assigned to objects and events in the environment and to
Jun 25, 2015 ... Race is a social fiction imposed by the powerful on those they wish to control. by
Brian Jones. A 1999 protest against the NYPD murder of ...
Sep 16, 2008 ... A short lecture to illustrate the idea of social construction.
The social construction of illness is a major research perspective in medical
sociology. This article traces the roots of this perspective and presents three ...