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Social constructionism: Quiz

  
  
  

Question 1: Social constructionism refers to the development of phenomena relative to social contexts while social constructivism refers to an individual's making meaning of knowledge within a social context (________ 1978).
Alexander LuriaLev VygotskyDevelopmental psychologyAleksei N. Leontiev

Question 2: [8] In particular, they are, in Searle's terms, ontologically subjective but ________ objective.
EmpiricismDeterminismEpistemologyPositivism

Question 3: Within the social constructionist strand of postmodernism, the concept of socially constructed reality stresses the on-going mass-building of worldviews by individuals in ________ interaction with society at a time.
MarxismDialecticDialectical materialismPhilosophy

Question 4: Although both social constructionism and ________ deal with ways in which social phenomena develop, they are distinct.
Sociological PerspectivesSocial constructivismPositivismSystems theory

Question 5: This had a particular impact on the emergent sociology of science and the growing field of ________.
Actor-network theoryScience and technology studiesPositivismScience studies

Question 6: Social constructionism and social constructivism are sociological theories of ________ that consider how social phenomena develop in social contexts.
TruthCausalityEmpiricismKnowledge

Question 7: Social constructionism is usually opposed to ________, which defines specific phenomena instead in terms of transhistorical essences independent of conscious beings that determine the categorical structure of reality.
EssentialismPlatoAristotleGeorg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel

Question 8: A major focus of social constructionism is to uncover the ways in which individuals and groups participate in the creation of their perceived social ________.
AristotleRealityDeterminismCausality

Question 9: It links to Heidegger and ________ through the teaching of Alfred Schutz.
Martin HeideggerSøren KierkegaardEdmund HusserlHenri Bergson

Question 10: During the 1970s and 1980s, social constructionist theory underwent a transformation as constructionist sociologists engaged with the work of ________ and others as a narrative turn in the social sciences was worked out in practice.
Slavoj ŽižekJürgen HabermasMichel FoucaultAlain Badiou
















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