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The Social Construction of Written Communication

(Writing Research)

by Bennett A. Rafoth

  • 359 Want to read
  • 27 Currently reading

Published by Ablex Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literacy,
  • Literature: History & Criticism,
  • Rhetoric,
  • Rhetoric (General),
  • Language Arts & Disciplines,
  • Language Arts / Linguistics / Literacy,
  • Language,
  • Social aspects,
  • Communication,
  • Language Arts & Disciplines / Communication,
  • Written communication

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages336
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8236840M
    ISBN 100893914363
    ISBN 109780893914363

      Written in student-friendly, conversational language, Together incorporates and applies social construction approaches to interpersonal communication. The text addresses virtually all topics common to basic interpersonal courses and its conceptually unified approach makes the material coherent and easy to : $ This book aims to enhance your effectiveness in written communication by providing a comprehensive guide to writing for social work practice contexts and professional purposes. The good news is that many of the principles for effective spo-ken communication also apply to written communication.

      The theory of social constructionism was introduced in the book The Social Construction of Reality, by sociologists Peter L. Berger and Thomas Luckman. Berger and Luckman’s ideas were inspired by a number of thinkers, including Karl Marx, . Social constructionism is a theory of knowledge in sociology and communication theory that examines the development of jointly-constructed understandings of the world that form the basis for shared assumptions about reality. The theory centers on the notion that meanings are developed in coordination with others rather than separately within each individual. Social constructionism questions what is .

    Illness Narratives and the Social Construction of Health With Barbara F. Sharf, Marsha L. Vanderford Rose, a year-old college sophomore, was the designated driver for a group of friends coming home from a party one evening in the suburbs of Charleston, South by: The social construction of leadership and its implications for women in mass communication. In P. J. Creedon & J. Cramer Women in mass communication (pp. ). Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications, Inc. doi: /n Aldoory, Linda. "The Social Construction of Leadership and its Implications for Women in Mass Communication.".


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The Social Construction of Written Communication by Bennett A. Rafoth Download PDF EPUB FB2

This volume examines the role of social factors in the nature and development of written communication. Unlike previous works, the volume is dedicated to examining the ways in which written communication affects and is affected by the community of writers and readers who produce and interpret written by: Hacking's 'Social Construction of What' highlights this complexity and helped me to realize how much of reality is constructed in different ways.

Hacking points out that seeing constructs can help to shake up a subject and unsettle surface by: Summary: This volume examines the role of social factors in the nature and development of written communication.

Unlike previous works, the volume is dedicated to examining the ways in which written communication affects and is affected by the community of writers and readers who produce and interpret written language. The Social Construction of Written Communication. Bennett A.

Rafoth and Donaid L. Rubin. eds. Norwood, N.J.: Ablex, : Jill Brody. The Social Construction of Written Communication. Bennett A. Rafoth and Donaid L. Rubin. eds. Norwood, N.J.: Ablex, pp. Communication scholars who know little about social construction will find this a very readable introduction to the major ideas being debated.

” —Scott R. Olson, Journal of Communication “ While informed by a sophisticated grasp of the issues, [The Social Construction of What?] is accessible, witty, and good-humored in tone. There are fascinating discussions of social constructionist claims.

Abstract. Considerations of audience awareness are receiving increased attention in composition theory and pedagogy.

Sensitivity to audience characteristics exerts demonstrable effects on composing processes and products. Audience awareness is often conceived as a unitary, global construct, however. In fact, the distinctly identifiable dimensions of social cognition include (1) subskills, (2) Cited by: Buy The Social Construction of Written Communication (Writing Research) by Bennett A.

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Early work on the use of technology in organizational communication contexts, such as the social information processing model (Fulk, Steinfield, Schmitz, & Power, ) or the social construction Author: Janet Fulk. I know social construction is supposed to be the great bogeyman of the sciences.

But as someone who received a strong science education as well as a strong humanities education, I can't help but appreciate both the arguments for and against social construction, and I also can't help but pound my fists at the way the two sides of the debate can't seem to understand each other/5.

Rom Harre has written on the social construction of personality and emotional behavior which has touched on some of the more important implications for the theory and practice of therapy ().Author: Alexandra Galbin. The Social Construction of Reality: A Treatise in the Sociology of Knowledge is a book about the sociology of knowledge by the sociologists Peter L.

Berger and Thomas Luckmann. Berger and Luckmann introduced the term " social construction " into the social sciences and were strongly influenced by the work of Alfred her: Anchor Books.

With the increased use of email and instant messaging, written communication is taking on a new level of importance. Unfortunately, many people approach these vehicles for communication very casually. This can lead to many problems - from a loss of credibility due to poor grammar and spelling, legal problems as seen in the Microsoft Antitrust Trial all the way to getting lost in the clutter of.

Written Communication is an international multidisciplinary journal that publishes theory and research in writing from fields including anthropology, English, education, history, journalism, linguistics, psychology, and rhetoric.

Among topics of interest are the nature of writing ability; the assessment of writing; the impact of technology on writing (and the impact of writing on technology); the social and political consequences of writing and writing instruction; nonacademic writing.

Making a written entry in the daily communications book Offers information about using the communications book and asks the person to make an entry in the communications book. Discuss the person’s answers to check understanding. Notes. Uses colour but works printed in black and white.

Effective communication is vital in health and File Size: KB. The social construction of two biology articles. Paper presented at the Conference on College Composition and Communication. New York, March. Google ScholarCited by:   Robert S. Fortner is Professor of Journalism and Mass Communication at the American University in Bulgaria.

He is the author or editor of seven books and almost essays. Mark Fackler is Professor of Communication at Calvin College. He has written extensively on topics relating to communication and journalism ethics. Now a second key idea for social construction is the notion of social worlds.

A concept developed at length by communication scholar W Barnet Pierce, in his book Making Social Worlds. Although we share a common physical world of time, space, and material objects, we all inhabit different social worlds made up of different social realities, our understanding and interpretation of what the physical world means.

W.E. Bijker, in International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, The social construction of technology is one approach among several constructivist ways of studying science and technology that emerged in the s. The term ‘social construction of technology’ can be used to denote two different things.

First it is a research approach to study technical change in. PENGUIN BOOKS THE SOCIAL CONSTRUCTION OF REALITY Peter L. Berger is Professor of Sociology at Boston University and Director of the Institute for the Study of Economic Culture.

He has previously been Professor of Sociology at Rutgers University, New Jersey, and in the Graduate Faculty of the New School for Social Research in New York. Written Communication is an international multidisciplinary journal that publishes theory and research in writing from fields including anthropology, English, education, history, journalism, linguistics, psychology, and topics of interest are the nature of writing ability; the assessment of writing; the impact of technology on writing (and the impact of writing on technology.Berger, Peter L., Thomas Luckmann, and Texas Tech University.

Institute for Studies in Pragmaticism. The Social Construction of Reality: A Treatise in the Sociology of Knowledge. Anchor Book. New York: Doubleday, “Society is a human product. Society is an objective reality. Man is a social .Written Communication, v2 n3 p Jul Compares successive versions of research proposals prepared by two different biologists to show how, in revisions of their texts, they altered their personae and their relations to the literature of their by: