Social Constructionism

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The Social Construction of Racism

When we discuss racism, we frequently do it as if it were a factual reality, a fundamental characteristic of human nature and our societies. But it’s crucial to understand that racism is a social construct rather than a natural phenomenon. To be clear, social constructions are occurrences or categories that society has established and viewed …

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The Emerging Self

Author: Robert K. Green, Ph.D. Date: 3/28/2022 I have long been interested in the concept of emergence, especially as it applies to human beings; however, reviewing the literature can lead to some confusion regarding terminology and the development of conceptual frameworks. The literature is replete with articles and books that discuss emergence using physics and …

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