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This solution answers the question: What is social constructionism? It also discusses the criticisms of the theory, as well as the significance.

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Social constructionism

Social constructionism is a school of thought introduced into sociology by Peter L. Berger and Thomas Luckmann with their 1966 book on The Social Construction of Reality. The interest of social constructionism is to discover the ways social reality and social phenomena are constructed. The sociological method of social constructionism is to look at the ways a social phenomenon is created, institutionalized ...

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