Representing Reality (Paperback)
Discourse, Rhetoric and Social Construction
Sage Publications Ltd, 9780803984110, 264pp.
Publication Date: October 14, 1996
How is reality manufactured? The idea of social construction has become a commonplace of much social research, yet precisely "what" is constructed, and "how," and even what constructionism "means," is often unclear or taken for granted. In this major work, Jonathan Potter offers a fascinating tour of the central themes raised by these questions.
Representing Reality overviews the different traditions in constructionist thought. Points are illustrated throughout with