social construct

social construct | social constructionism

  • The theory centers on the notion that meanings are developed in coordination with other people rather than separately within each individual.

For instance, Money was constructed by society for the use of society.

Source: Leeds-Hurwitz, Wendy (2009). “Social construction of reality”. In Littlejohn, Stephen W.; Foss, Karen A. (eds.). Encyclopedia of communication theory. Thousand Oaks, California: SAGE Publications. p. 891doi:10.4135/9781412959384.n344ISBN 978-1-4129-5937-7.

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