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The social construction of reality

a treatise in the sociology of knowledge

by Peter L. Berger

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Published by Penguin in Harmondsworth .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Knowledge, Sociology of.

  • Edition Notes

    Originally published: 1966.

    StatementPeter L. Berger and Thomas Luckmann.
    SeriesPenguin social sciences
    ContributionsLuckmann, Thomas.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination249 p. ;
    Number of Pages249
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22820624M
    ISBN 100140135480

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    The Social Construction of Reality: A Treatise in the Sociology of Knowledge is one of the most significant books of social science ever written - ranking with and beyond Thomas Kuhn's The Structure of Scientific Revolutions, Max Weber's The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism, Emile Durkheim's Suicide, and more recently Walter Truett /5().   Called the "fifth-most important sociological book of the 20th century" by the&#;International Sociological Association, this groundbreaking study of knowledge introduces the concept of "social construction" into the social sciences for the first time. In Brand: Tantor Media, Inc.

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Introduction: The Problem of the Sociology of Knowledge P. 1 ―The basic contentions of the argument of this book are implicit in its title and subtitle, namely, that reality is socially constructed and that the sociology of knowledge must analyze the processes in which this occurs.‖.

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The logic of our argument makes a certain measure of repetitiveness inevitable. Thus some problems are viewed with­ in phenomenological brackets in Section One, taken up again in Section Two with these brackets removed and with an inter­.

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