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An introduction to social constructionism

by Vivien Burr

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Published by Routledge in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social psychology.,
  • Cultural relativism.,
  • Subjectivity.,
  • Discourse analysis.,
  • Social interaction.,
  • Social problems.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [186]-192) and indexes.

    StatementVivien Burr.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHM251 .B83 1995
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 198 p. ;
    Number of Pages198
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL895886M
    ISBN 100415104041, 041510405X
    LC Control Number95187127
    OCLC/WorldCa32836144

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