Constructionist controversies : issues in social problems theory / Gale Miller and James A. Holstein, editors

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Subjects: Social problems
Sociology--Philosophy
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: New York : Aldine de Gruyter, c1993
Series: Social problems and social issues
Social problems and social issues
LC Classification: H, HN
Physical Description: x, 221 p. ; 23 cm
Table of Contents: List of Contributors
Preface
Introduction
1. Constructing Social Problems: Context and Legacy / Gale Miller, James A. Holstein 3
Pt. I. Contemporary Issues in Social Constructionism
2. Vernacular Constituents of Moral Discourse: An Interactionist Proposal for the Study of Social Problems / Peter R. Ibarra, John I. Kitsuse 21
3. For a Cautious Naturalism / Jaber F. Gubrium 55
4. The Reflectivity of Constructionism and the Construction of Reflexivity / Melvin Pollner 69
5. Do We Need a General Theory of Social Problems? / David Bogen, Michael Lynch 83
6. But Seriously Folks: The Limitations of the Strict Constructionist Interpretation of Social Problems / Joel Best 109
Pt. II. New Directions for Social Constructionism
7. Social Constructionism and Social Problems Work / James A. Holstein, Gale Miller 131
8. Claims-Making from the Underside: Marginalization and Social Problems Analysis / Leslie J. Miller 153
9. Social Constructionism in Critical Feminist Theory and Research / Michal M. McCall 181
10. Cultural Theory, Social Construction, and Social Problems / Herman Gray 193
11. Constructing Conditions, People, Morality, and Emotion: Expanding the Agenda of Constructionism / Donileen R. Loseke 207
Index 217
Additional Authors: Miller, Gale
Holstein, James A
Notes: LCCN: 92036979
ISBN: 0202304574 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references and index
OCLC Number: 26855353
ISBN/ISSN: 0202304574