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Social constructionism

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Ian Hacking, Canadian philosopher of science, insists, "the notion that everything is socially constructed has ...

Social construct | Define Social construct at Dictionary.com

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Social constructs or social constructions define meanings, notions, or connotations that are assigned to objects and events in the environment and to people's ...

The Social Construction of Illness

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The social construction of illness is a major research perspective in medical sociology. This article traces the roots of this perspective and presents three ...

The Social Construction of Race | Jacobin

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Jun 25, 2015 ... The first friend I ever had was a little boy named Matt. We were maybe four or five years old. Matt came to me one day with a very serious look ...

Race Is a Social Construct, Scientists Argue - Scientific American

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Feb 5, 2016 ... Race Is a Social Construct, Scientists Argue. Racial categories are weak proxies for genetic diversity and need to be phased out. By Megan ...

Social constructionism - RationalWiki

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Sep 24, 2015 ... In postmodern philosophy, social constructionism is the position that knowledge, including knowledge of reality, is socially constructed; in its ...

SparkNotes: Identity and Reality: Social Construction of Reality

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A summary of Social Construction of Reality in 's Identity and Reality. Learn exactly what happened in this chapter, scene, or section of Identity and Reality and ...

The Social Construction of Gender - Boundless

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Social constructivists propose that there is no inherent truth to gender; it is constructed by social expectations and gender performance.

Transgender Identity & Biology: Gender Isn't Just a Social Construct ...

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5 days ago ... Even if one grants that the male/female binary is entirely socially constructed and possibly pernicious, inconsistencies remain, at least in some ...

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What is Social Construction? - Philosophy | New York University

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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 selves.

What We Mean When We Say 'Race Is a Social Construct' - The ...

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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 ...

Race and Racial Identity Are Social Constructs - NYTimes.com

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Rhinelander and the Law of the Multiracial Family." Updated June 17, 2015, 1:40 PM. Race is not biological. It is a social construct. There is no gene or cluster of ...