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    How the Social Construction of Race has Impacted My Life Throughout this course, I have read many articles that have left distinct imprints on how I view things. I used to think of gender, race and class as something natural and meaningful. However, after this course I am inclined to feel differently. It is truly upsetting that each social construct results in some type of disadvantage for some and empowerment for others. In retrospect, I had always thought of race as the color and culture of a

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    Social construction is the basis in which we create a meaning of something through our interaction in society. (video) These meanings are generally accepted throughout society but are completely created. These creations of meanings are what groups recognize and attach understanding to. Most of social construction is already ingrained in us without even realizing it. In social construction, the meanings that are attached reinforce knowledge of reality. (video) The resource I found providing me with

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    The phrase “social construction” is difficult to define as it encompasses a multitude of elements, but despite that, conventionally, social construction shows ways society has conceptualised expectations and ideals which can be related to specific sociological interested areas, such as the body. Social action has been shown to have an effect on the transformation of a biological individual, although bodies appear to be simply natural - eye colour, body shape, size of feet etc - a deeper context reveals

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    Social Construct and Terrorism Perceptions, beliefs, and ideas are ever changing. It is through social construction that humans have constructed definitions and accepted understandings out of surrounding concepts, thus allowing them to make a socially accepted concept that can be utilized as a baseline of understanding. Galbin (2015) defines social constructionism as, “a theory of knowledge of sociology and communication that examines the development jointly constructed understanding

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    as well as history. A person’s conceptualization of a child is affected by the socialization. In turn, the social construction of the concept of a child means that one meaning cannot be applicable across the globe; this, discourses determine the views about childhood. However, despite the ambiguity that characterizes the concept of a child and youth, James and Sprout (2015) defined as social relationships resulting from a negotiated process which constitutes the early years of one’s life. Through

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    enjoyed reading your post. Besides social construction being something that people perceive to be true, it is also something that is developed and created by society (“Social Construct,” 2015). Our textbook pointed out that because race and gender are so easily recognizable, they are easy to fit into social construction (Healey & O’Brien, 2015, p. 18). Like you had mentioned, our past history plays a big part in that. To answer your question, social construction has affected me in a few different

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    The Use of Humor to Poke Fun at the Social Construction of Class: Illustrated in the Film The Jerk through Navin Johnson Money does not last forever. All the money in the world can become the reason why people change their personality and behavior. In the film The Jerk by Carl Reiner, a complete moron struggles to make it through life on his own, until a bizarre invention makes him unbelievably a wealthy man. Navin grew up in Mississippi as an adopted son of a black family, but on his birthday

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    The social construction theory is based on the reality that the society has created that may seem obvious to a person who agrees to it. In other words, our life experiences and interaction towards others is the way we create our reality through social interaction. This means that we were not born with this sense of knowledge, but was taught through social interaction and our life experiences (Orem 2001a, 7). Social construction is based on the categories of difference which are race, gender, and

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    Social Construction of Reality Social Construction of Reality The social construction of reality is the procedure in historical and societal perspective that entails human beings giving meaning to the world through cultural interaction. The world exists beyond processes and language of interpretation. Nevertheless, social construction of reality is an aspect that can be understood and linked to, by human beings through language-based procedures of historical creation of knowledge, sense-making

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    “Social Construction of Reality” Reality is not an objective thing that is imposed upon us, but is created by us. Reality does not exist externally but internally, as each individual or group interprets it, and is always changing. Due to these concepts sociologists often speak about the “social construction of reality” which is essential to understand when attempting to explain human social behavior. Since realty is the basis of people’s actions, W. I. Thomas states, “If people define situations

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