Title

Social Construction And Its Development: Liping Yang Interviews Kenneth Gergen

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

6-1-2012

Published In

Psychological Studies

Abstract

Nanjing University psychologist Liping Yang interviews Kenneth Gergen on the development of social constructionist thought and practice. The conversation treats a variety of issues, including the development of constructionism as a new paradigm, qualitative research, education and other practices informed by constructionism, value loaded science, relativism, and the Taos Institute.

Keywords

Social construction, Positivism, Qualitative research, Relativism