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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Social_contract

The first modern philosopher to articulate a detailed contract theory was Thomas Hobbes (1588–1679). According to Hobbes, the lives of individuals in the state of nature were "solitary, poor, nasty, brutish and short", a state in which self-interest and the absence of rights and contracts prevented the "social", or society. Life was "anarchic" (without leadership or t...

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The social construct theory of ADHD has become a rage in the mental health arena since their viewpoint has been able to dispute the findings of most studies conducted to prove the differences between normal people and individuals with ADHD. The social constructionist view is that studies that show major psychological and social differences ...

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Social constructionism is thus a useful theory for us to add to our box of tools for interpreting social events relating to science, although it is ultimately a fully self-destructive doctrine: if people entertain the possibility that the "authorities" are building sand-castles in the air, their critical capacities will ensure that in the long ...

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Gender Example: Gender roles have been socially constructed Our gender determines: what one should grown up to look like the way one should dress how one should act Social Construct Theory Blue is for Boys Pink is for Girls Why? Because Society said so!! What is Social Construct

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Social Construction Theory And Social Class 1270 Words | 6 Pages. The social construction theory is based on the reality that the society has created that may seem obvious to a person who agrees to it. In other words, our life experiences and interaction towards others is the way we create our reality through social interaction.

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Social constructionism was born out of symbolic interactionism, which simply means people attach meanings to the things around them and behave based on those meanings, which are bred from social interaction. In 1966, “The Social Construction of Reality” was published, introducing the concept to the public. In 40+ years, much research was ...

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The present paper attempts to clarify the social constructionist position by way of an analysis of its central concept, namely `social construction'. (1) Three central theses connected with this concept as used in epistemological debates are identified: (a) The production of knowledge is a creative interpretation process and cannot be ...

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Social construction theory addresses the processes by which people jointly construct their understandings of the world. Advocates assume that meanings are developed in coordination with others rather than separately within each individual or in the world of things, making ...

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We argue that the social construction of target populations is an important, albeit overlooked, political phenomenon that should take its place in the study of public policy by political scientists. The theory contends that social constructions influence the policy agenda and the selection of policy tools, as well as the rationales that ...

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Thinking about the Social Construction of Reality I spent several years researching social constructivism…especially as it relates to post-modern philosophy (both as a college debater and later as a college debate coach–this was one of the core issues discussed in those research intensive & high paced debates).