Social constructionism

Our education degrees build on the notion of social constructionism. Hence, this blog post seems worth reading, building on an articleWhat is social construction?‘ by E. Diaz-Leon.

‘Race is a social construct. Gender is a social construct. Sexuality is a social construct. Money is a social construct. Hierarchies of power? Also, social constructs. It seems like lots of things are social constructs these days. Or, at least, people often make the claim that such-and-such a thing is a ‘social construct’. But what does this really mean?’

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