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Dialogicality and social representations: The dynamics of mind.
Preface 1. An epistemological problem for social psychology 2. Thinking and antinomies 3. Linguistic and dialogical antinomies 4. Thinking through the mouth 5. Social representations: old and new 6.
Theory and method of social representations
This paper gives an overview of social representation theory, definitions of the key terms and of the social processes leading to a representation and to social identity. Six empirical studies are
Dialogue in Focus Groups: Exploring Socially Shared Knowledge
In contrast to a vast literature that provides information and guides about focus groups as a methodological tool, this book is an introduction to understanding focus groups as analytical means ...
Coping with social stigma: people with intellectual disabilities moving from institutions and family home.
  • A. Jahoda, I. Marková
  • Psychology, Medicine
    Journal of intellectual disability research…
  • 1 November 2004
Findings are presented from a phenomenological study of individuals making the transition from their family home to live more independently and 18 individuals moving from a long-stay hospital to live in community housing on people's awareness of stigma and their modes of adaptation to stigma.
Constitution of the Self: Intersubjectivity and Dialogicality
The polysemic nature of intersubjectivity stems not only from diverse pursuits and goals but also from different ontologies of intersubjectivity. More specifically, the four matrices described by
Awareness in dementia: A review of assessment methods and measures
A comprehensive range of literature on awareness in dementia published in peer-reviewed journals during the last 15 years was reviewed with the aim of extracting details of the methods and
The Epistemological Significance of the Theory of Social Representations
The theory of social representations must be understood in terms of its proper epistemology so that it can accomplish its full potential in social sciences. This is often difficult to achieve because
Stigma and the self-concept of people with a mild mental handicap.
Findings do not support the claim of the social constructionist theory of the self that people's self-concepts are primarily determined by the ways in which they are treated by the significant others, and people with a mental handicap are aware of their own agency and clearly express their socio-emotional needs.