Re: Social Constructionism

Mancuso, James C. (
Tue, 02 Jun 1998 22:14:00 -0400

Robin Hill wrote:

> I am about three-quarters of the way through Vivien Burr's book "An
> Introduction to Social Constructionism." I have two questions of my
> learned colleagues on this list.
> Question 1.
> Are Personal Construct Psychology and Social Constructionism
> incompatible points of view? I find myself beginning to place a foot
> in each camp. I see some specific areas of incompatibility but a
> number of areas of congruence. In your opinion(s) can a person
> comfortably subscribe to both PCP and Social Constructionism
> simultaneously?

Is it appropriate to offer this reference???
Mancuso, J. C. (1996). Constructionism, personal construct psychology,
and narrative psychology. Theory and Psychology, 6, 47-70.

The next issue of Journal of Constructist Psych also will have a
companion article by said author!!!

J. C.

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