Sociology

Explain the principle of social constructions of reality. Give examples (national / international).

Can anyone help where to start with this.

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  1. Start with church, and excellent example.

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    bobpursley
  2. can you elaborate little bit more. Thanks

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  3. I searched Google under the key words "reality 'social constructions'" to get these possible sources:

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Social_construction
    http://users.sfo.com/~rathbone/searles.htm
    http://books.google.com/books?id=YWBul8j9gaEC&pg=PA67&lpg=PA67&dq=reality+%22social+constructions%22&source=web&ots=lXaZRxtFi2&sig=ExDuXW9tOAg-UX-zb67w7SNH4cQ&hl=en
    http://books.google.com/books?id=X170RPAmu_8C&pg=PA193&lpg=PA193&dq=reality+%22social+constructions%22&source=web&ots=N8Jj7Dc_xu&sig=rLAxCkAlHLc_Moa4MaHPnLdAnMY&hl=en
    http://books.google.com/books?id=zvRFWESWPkoC&pg=PA80&lpg=PA80&dq=reality+%22social+constructions%22&source=web&ots=MFV_rETo8Q&sig=rfihpiREKmwn-9dFOnUrK8_xl4U&hl=en

    There are more sites available. In the future, you can find the information you desire more quickly, if you use appropriate key words to do your own search. Also see http://hanlib.sou.edu/searchtools/.

    I hope this helps. Thanks for asking.

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