Introduction: Social Constructionism and its Critics

  title={Introduction: Social Constructionism and its Critics},
  author={Henderikus J. Stam},
  journal={Theory \& Psychology},
  pages={291 - 296}
  • H. Stam
  • Published 1 June 2001
  • Philosophy
  • Theory & Psychology
The articles in this issue signify the maturation of social constructionism. After introducing the articles, I raise two questions that have remained under-represented on these pages. First, the historicization of constructionism has been avoided by constructionists and critics alike; and, second, the epistemological concerns have been dominated by realist-anti-realist debates. I conclude by inviting further responses on these questions for a future issue of the journal. 
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