Challenges and choices : constructionist perspectives on social problems / editors, James A. Holstein, Gale Miller

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Subjects: Social problems
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Hawthorne, N.Y. : Aldine de Gruyter, c2003
Series: Social problems and social issues
LC Classification: H, HN
Physical Description: vi, 262 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: Contributors
Introduction
A Fork in the Road: Challenges and Choices in Social Constructionism 1
1. Claims-Making Discourse and Vernacular Resources / Peter R. Ibarra, John I. Kitsuse 17
2. But Seriously Folks: The Limitations of the Strict Constructionist Interpretation of Social Problems / Joel Best 51
3. Social Constructionism and Social Problems Work / James A. Holstein, Gale Miller 70
4. Claims-Making from the Underside: Marginalization and Social Problems Analysis / Leslie J. Miller 92
5. Conditions, People, Morality, and Emotion: Expanding the Agenda of Constructionism / Donileen R. Loseke 120
6. Staying Alive: Prospects for Constructionist Theory / Joel Best 133
7. Interactional Dynamics in Public Problems Marketplaces: Movements and the Counterframing and Reframing of Public Problems / Robert D. Benford, Scott A. Hunt 153
8. A Constructionist Analytics for Social Problems / James A. Holstein, Jaber F. Gubrium 187
9. Explaining Social Problems: Addressing the Whys of Social Constructionism / Cynthia J. Bogard 209
10. Getting Serious about an Applied Constructionism of Social Problems / Gale Miller 236
Index 256
Additional Authors: Holstein, James A
Miller, Gale
Notes: LCCN: 2002153162
ISBN: 0202306968 (alk. paper)
ISBN: 0202306976 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references and index
OCLC Number: 50942082
ISBN/ISSN: 0202306968
0202306976