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social constructionist psychology

Overview page. Subjects: Psychology.

An approach to social psychology that seeks to study the ways in which people and groups create and institutionalize social phenomena by constructing their perceived reality. Socially...

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social constructionist psychology

Overview page. Subjects: Psychology.

An approach to social psychology that seeks to study the ways in which people and groups create and institutionalize social phenomena by constructing their perceived reality. Socially...

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social constructionist psychology <i>n.</i>

Andrew M. Colman.

in A Dictionary of Psychology

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Psychology. 181 words.

An approach to social psychology that seeks to study the ways in which people and groups create and institutionalize social

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social constructionist psychology <i>n.</i>

Andrew M. Colman.

in A Dictionary of Psychology

January 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Psychology. 181 words.

An approach to *social psychology that seeks to study the ways in which people and groups create and institutionalize

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narrative psychology <i>n.</i>

Andrew M. Colman.

in A Dictionary of Psychology

January 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Psychology. 71 words.

A variant of *social constructionist psychology, introduced by the US psychologist Theodore R(oy) Sarbin (1911–2005) in

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narrative psychology <i>n.</i>

Andrew M. Colman.

in A Dictionary of Psychology

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Psychology. 70 words.

A variant of social constructionist psychology, introduced by the US psychologist Theodore R(oy) Sarbin (1911–2005) in a

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social psychology

Overview page. Subjects: Psychology — Social Sciences.

The branch of psychology devoted to social behaviour in all its forms, including altruism, attitudes, social compliance, conformity, obedience to authority, person perception, attribution...

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narrative psychology

Overview page. Subjects: Psychology.

A variant of social constructionist psychology, introduced by the US psychologist Theodore R(oy) Sarbin (1911–2005) in a book entitled Narrative Psychology: The Storied Nature of Human...

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The Odd Couple

Ron Mallon and Stephen Stich.

in Collected Papers, Volume 1

September 2011; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Philosophy of Mind. 9294 words.

This chapter focuses on the dispute between evolutionary psychology and social constructionist approaches to the emotions. The emotions are a crucial case, both because they play a central...

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The Construction of Human Kinds

Ron Mallon.

August 2016; p ublished online September 2016 .

Book. Subjects: Philosophy of Mind. 272 pages.

Social constructionist explanations of human kinds like race, gender, and homosexuality are commonplace in the social sciences and humanities, but what do they mean and what are their...

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Social Constructionism: Implications for Lesbian and Gay Psychology

Celia Kitzinger.

in Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Identities over the Lifespan

April 1995; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Psychology. 10750 words.

This chapter is mainly a discussion on the materialization of the historical and debate origins of today's sexual identity issues. The concept of social constructionism has branched into...

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Employing a Form of Critical Realist Discourse Analysis for Identity Research

Wendy Sims-Schouten and Sarah Riley.

in Studying Organizations Using Critical Realism

March 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizational Theory and Behaviour. 8072 words.

This chapter outlines a method which presents a starting point for researchers conducting critical realist discursive work in order to to have a dialogue between discourse and embodiment,...

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self-presentation

Overview page. Subjects: Psychology.

The conscious or unconscious control of the impression that one creates in social interactions or situations. It is one of the important forms of impression management, namely management of...

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Reality Negotiation

Raymond L. Higgins and Matthew W. Gallagher.

in The Oxford Handbook of Positive Psychology

July 2009; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Social Psychology; Clinical Psychology. 5668 words.

This chapter presents an overview of the development and status of the reality negotiation construct and relates it to a variety of coping processes. The reality negotiation construct...

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Reality Negotiation

Matthew W. Gallagher.

in The Oxford Handbook of Positive Psychology, 3rd Edition

P ublished online March 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Social Psychology. 6149 words.

This chapter presents an overview of the development and status of the reality negotiation construct and relates it to a variety of coping processes. The reality negotiation construct...

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Sexual Orientations and Identities

Susan L. Morrow.

in The Oxford Handbook of Counseling Psychology

November 2011; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Psychology; Counselling Psychology. 18217 words.

This chapter addresses critical issues for counseling psychologists regarding sexual minority people. The first section lays the groundwork for the chapter by defining relevant terms and...

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The essential woman: Biophobia and the study of sex differences

ANNE CAMPBELL.

in A Mind Of Her Own

February 2002; p ublished online April 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cognitive Psychology. 17018 words.

In the past twenty years over 110,000 studies of women, gender and sex differences have appeared in academic journals. When we can open up new opportunities for expression, enjoyment, and...

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The discursive turn, socialconstructionism, and dementia

Tim Thornton.

in Dementia

December 2005; p ublished online February 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry. 9188 words.

The structure of this chapter is as follows. In the first section, I characterize discursive psychology as, in part, an attempt to sidestep a worry about the privacy of meaning, which may...

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Passionate Engines

Craig DeLancey.

January 2002; p ublished online November 2003 .

Book. Subjects: Metaphysics. 304 pages.

Passionate Engines shows that our best understanding of emotion has important implications for understanding intentionality, rationality, phenomenal consciousness, artificial...

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Race and Gender in Philosophy of Psychiatry

Marilyn Nissim-Sabat.

in The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy and Psychiatry

June 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Psychology; History and Systems in Psychology. 11239 words.

This chapter focuses on a critical analysis of particular theoretical frameworks in psychiatry in their interplay with issues of race and gender. (Important sources documenting racism and...

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Sociology of normal ageing

Sarah Harper.

in New Oxford Textbook of Psychiatry

February 2012; p ublished online October 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry. 3860 words.

Research on the sociology of normal ageing has focused on understanding the paradigms of ‘successful ageing’. In an apparent reaction to ‘disengagement theory’ which proposed that to...

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