Representing Reality: Discourse, Rhetoric and Social Construction
SAGE, 1996年8月13日 - 264 頁
`This is an admirable book which can be recommended to students with confidence, and is likely also to become an indispensable source of reference for those researching fact construction' - Discourse & Society
How is reality manufactured? The idea of social construction has become a commonplace of much social research, yet precisely what is constructed, and how, and even what constructionism means, is often unclear or taken for granted. In this major work, Jonathan Potter offers a fascinating tour of the central themes raised by these questions.
Representing Reality overviews the different traditions in constructionist thought. Points are illustrated throughout with varied and engaging examples taken from newspaper stories, relationship counselling sessions, accounts of the paranormal, social workers' assessments of violent parents, informal talk between programme makers, political arguments and everyday conversations. Ranging across the social and human sciences, this book provides a lucid introduction to several key strands of work that have overturned the way we think about facts and descriptions, including: the sociology of scientific knowledge; conversation analysis and ethnomethodology; and semiotics, post-structuralism and postmodernism.
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is both standing as an example of fact construction and contributing to the
credibility of this text. Freddy is convincing the jewel thieves; Tarantino is
convincing cinema goers; I am trying to convince readers. Economies 0/ Truth In
the course of ...
Discourse, Rhetoric and Social Construction Jonathan Potter ... However, the
words fact and description (and related terms such as report and account) have a
complex history, and their current sense is only the start-point for research. Fact
Discourse, Rhetoric and Social Construction Jonathan Potter. account, and the
definition of account ... My use of this wide selection of materials is driven by the
conviction that there are general features of fact construction. That is, there are ...
Without getting too far ahead of arguments that will be aired more thoroughly
later, I do think that there are reflexive implications from work on fact construction
for this book and for social sciences more generally. Indeed, I even think there is
Discourse, Rhetoric and Social Construction Jonathan Potter. light on murky
topics, tracing out ... This is an exciting approach to facts and knowledge which
has important implications for any study of fact construction. Yet I have been
unable to ...
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7 Working Up Representations
8 Criticizing Facts