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  1. Social Constructionism

    3rd Edition

    By Vivien Burr

    New edition of a successful textbook which aims to introduce students to the area of social science theory and research that has come to be known as social constructionism. Using a variety of examples from everyday experience and from existing research in areas such as personality, sexuality...

    To Be Published January 31st 2015 by Routledge

  2. Gender and Psychology

    Edited by Vivien Burr

    Series: Critical Concepts in Psychology

    Nearly forty years after the passage of the Sex Discrimination and the Equal Pay Acts in the UK, and after similar legislative and judicial interventions in other jurisdictions around the world, women and men are still---by and large---following traditionally gendered educational and work careers....

    To Be Published September 25th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Social Constructionism

    By Vivien Burr

    This accessible, yet scholarly, textbook aims to introduce students to the area of social science theory and research that has come to be known as social constructionism. Using a variety of examples from everyday experience and from existing research in areas such as personality, sexuality and...

    Published August 6th 2003 by Routledge

  4. The Person in Social Psychology

    By Vivien Burr

    Series: Psychology Focus

    Traditional social psychology assumes that the person has an already-existing nature that then becomes subject to the influence of the social environment. The Person in Social Psychology challenges this model, drawing on theories from micro-sociology and contemporary European social psychology to...

    Published February 13th 2002 by Psychology Press

  5. Gender and Social Psychology

    By Vivien Burr

    Series: Psychology Focus

    Explaining theory and research in an accessible but thorough manner, Gender and Social Psychology critically evaluates the contribution that psychology has made to the study of gender, examining key issues such a family roles and parenting, inequalities in education, jobs and pay, and the effects...

    Published April 1st 1998 by Routledge

  6. An Introduction to Social Constructionism

    By Vivien Burr

    Introduction to Social Constructionism is a readable and critical account of social constructionism for students new to the field. Focusing on the challenge to psychology that social constructionism poses, Viven Burr examines the notion of 'personality' to illustrate the rejection of essentialism...

    Published May 10th 1995 by Routledge

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