Chapter

Social Constructionism

Elizabeth Frazer

in The Problems of Communitarian Politics

Published in print November 1999 | ISBN: 9780198295648
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191599316 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0198295642.003.0005
 Social Constructionism

Show Summary Details

Preview

Communitarians have often embraced one form or another of ‘social constructionism’, but social construction of what and how is often unclear. ‘Social constructionism’ is treated to interpretive, conceptual analysis, and the relationship between social constructionism and communitarianism further explored. In particular, the role of political power in any constructionist project is emphasized.

Keywords: political power; social constructionism

Chapter.  13342 words. 

Subjects: Political Theory

Full text: subscription required

How to subscribe Recommend to my Librarian

Buy this work at Oxford University Press »

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.