How social constructionism works?

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Social constructionism starts by exploring the assumptions associated with the naming or labeling of things. Labeling can provide a useful understanding of social problems and how they are created. Social problems surface if society labels certain behavior or individuals as problematic. Becker argues there is no such thing as a deviant act or a social problem and it only becomes a problem when people define it and perceive it in this way. Clarke and Cochrane, stated that how we name things affects how we behave towards them and the name or label carries with it expectations. So, by using negative language to describe a particular group,...
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