The Construction of Human Kinds
Ron Mallon explores how thinking and talking about kinds of person can bring those kinds into being. He considers what normative implications this social constructionism has for our understanding of our practices of representing human kinds, like race, gender, and sexual orientation, and for our own...
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|Titre complet :||The Construction of Human Kinds / Ron Mallon|
Oxford University Press
|Description matérielle :||1 volume (250 p.)|
- I. Constructing Human Kinds
- 1. Constructing and Constraining Representations : Was Race Thinking Invented in the Modern West ?
- 2. Constructing Categories : Concepts, Actions, and Social Roles
- 3. Social Roles that Matter
- 4. Representation and Moral Hazard
- 5. Performance, Self-Explanation, and Agency
- II. Realizing Social Construction
- 6. Social Construction and Reality
- 7. Achieving Stability
- 8. Achieving Reference
- III. Conclusion
- 9. Alternatives and Implications.