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Social Constructionist Psychology

A Critical Analysis of Theory and Practice

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Published by Open University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Discourse analysis,
  • Social, group or collective psychology,
  • Mental Health,
  • Philosophy Of Psychology,
  • Cultural relativism,
  • Social Psychology,
  • Social perception,
  • Subjectivity,
  • Psychology

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsDavid J. Nightingale (Editor), John Cromby (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages236
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9570197M
    ISBN 100335201938
    ISBN 109780335201938


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