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Directory : Active Interpretation :: Construction of Reality


Berger, Peter & Luckmann, Thomas (1966) 'The Social Construction of Reality' (extract) [link added 22/04/2000]

Brey, Philip (1997) 'Philosophy of Technology Meets Social Constructivism' (Society for Philosophy & Technology) [link added 11/05/1998]

Bühler-Ilieva, Evelina (1997) 'Can Anyone Tell Me How to Join' Zur Identitätskonstruktion im Cyberspace: (in German) [link added 13/11/1998]

Chandler, Daniel (nd) 'The Construction of Reality in TV News Programmes' [link added 27/01/1999]

Chandler, Daniel (nd) 'Visual Perception: Introductory Notes for Media Theory Students' [link added 07/08/1997]

Chandler, Daniel and Roberts-Young, Dilwyn (1998) 'The Construction of Identity in the Personal Homepages of Adolescents' [link added 02/12/1998]

Gergen, Kenneth J (nd) 'Constructionist Dialogues and the Vicissitudes of the Political' [link added 25/11/1997]

Gergen, Kenneth J (nd) 'Social Psychology as Social Construction: The Emerging Vision' [link added 02/12/1998]

Gergen, Kenneth J (1995) 'Social Construction and the Transformation of Identity Politics' [link added 25/11/1995]

Greek, Cecil (1996) 'Media and Reality' [link added 25/04/2000]

Kerstan, Tony (1994) 'America, Disneyland, or Virtual Reality: Will the Real Reality Please Stand Up?' [link added 25/04/2000]

Maturana, Humberto (1995) 'The Nature of Time' [link added 11/05/1998]

Murphy, Elizabeth (1997) 'Constructivism: From Theory to Practice' [link added 11/05/1998]

Peace, Mark (nd) 'The Construction of Reality in Television News' [link added 17/12/1998]

Sanes, Ken (1996) 'Truman as Archetype' [link added 27/01/1999]

Sanes, Ken (1992) 'The Age of Simulation' [link added 27/01/1999]

Sanes, Ken (1996) 'Simulation and Postmodern Society' [link added 27/01/1999]

Shotter, John (1997) 'The Social Construction of Our Inner Lives' [link added 25/11/1997]

Sweeney, Kevin W (nd) 'Constructivism in Cognitive Film Theory' (Film and Philosophy) [link added 11/08/1997]

Other Links

Constructivism Links (University of Colorado at Denver) [link added 25/11/2000]

Radical Constructivism Links [link added 14/09/1998]

Constructivism and Related Sites [link added 25/11/2000]

Baudrillard on the Web [link added 25/11/2001]

Illustrate how 'events' in 'the news' (in newspapers, on radio and/or television) can be seen to involve 'the construction of reality' by journalists and broadcasters. (Assignment Reading List) [link added 23/11/1998]

Recommended Reading

Berger, Peter & Thomas Luckmann (1991) : The Social Construction of Reality. Harmondsworth: Penguin

Cohen, Stanley & Jock Young (Eds.) (1981) : The Manufacture of News : Social Problems, Deviance and the Mass Media. London: Constable