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Social Representations in Studying Information, Knowledge, and Mediations: A Critical Review

Rainer Rubira-García, Belén Puebla-Martínez, Roberto Gelado-Marcos
2018 Social Sciences  
This text addresses the concept of social representations, as well as its uses and epistemological limits in the processes of production, distribution, and appropriation of information and knowledge.  ...  The article connects objectification and anchoring mechanisms from the formation processes of social representations with strategies of meaning construction, and therefore, of knowledge acquisition, in  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/socsci7120256 fatcat:lezvshfea5gsxbujhftnnlc2li

Communicative Constructivism and Mediatization

Hubert Knoblauch
2013 Communication Theory  
By highlighting the neglected role of objectivations, it allows the recognition of knowledge, body, performance, and objects as part of communicative action.  ...  Communicative constructivism elaborates social constructivism and links it to Habermas' theory of communicative action.  ...  Social constructivism in this sense assumes that social reality is built on, by and through social actions.  ... 
doi:10.1111/comt.12018 fatcat:622hrlghgraenkmlnigjkmzrmu

Epistemological Approaches and Pluralism in Accounting Research: beyond the dominant paradigm

João Bilhim, FACE/ University of Brasilia (UnB), Brazil, Andréa Gonçalves, Centre for Public Administration and Public Policies, Institute of Social and Political Sciences, University of Lisbon, Portugal, University of Brasilia (UnB), Brazil; Centre for Public Administration and Public Policies, Institute of Social and Political Sciences, University of Lisbon, Portugal
2021 Ciências e Políticas Públicas/ Public Sciences & Policies  
The dominant scientific knowledge in accounting is reductionist and carries the ontological, epistemological and methodological assumptions of the paradigmatic approach in which it was developed, i.e.,  ...  Therefore, it was assumed as a starting point — how to enrich accounting information, through the contribution of interpretive and critical paradigms, given the recognized epistemological limitations of  ...  them to understand reality and negotiate a shared conception of their nature with others.  ... 
doi:10.33167/2184-0644.cpp2021.vviin1/pp.77-92 fatcat:oawmmirkzracnfqi67xhz22f24

Rhetoric, philosophy, and objectivism: An attenuation of the claims of the rhetoric of inquiry

James W. Hikins, Kenneth S. Zagacki
1988 The Quarterly journal of speech  
Quite the contrary, it is only by social means-and especially through the use of the language-that we can gain a knowledge of objective reality, beyond the most basic and elementary level.  ...  It is wrong to imagine that social forms merely distort our consciousness of reality and cut us off from knowledge of the objective nature of things....  ...  Of course our knowledge of the world is gathered up through observations, and its sum total is the system of human knowledge.  ... 
doi:10.1080/00335638809383837 fatcat:nnz23ysnizfhpbn6gtkwo7lycy

Virtualization of the life-world

O. I. Ollinaho
2018 Human Studies  
This has direct implications in what is inherently relevant for people and, in consequence, we have to take such transformation in account also in conceptual terms.  ...  The diffusion of technological artifacts, in particular, devices of communication and the Internet have transformed the life-world of essentially everyone living in a modern society.  ...  The essence of such a system was that the circulation of such objectivated knowledge was imposed from elsewhere to the most of the people and these fields of objectivated knowledge were "not open to our  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10746-017-9455-3 fatcat:curtb7gv2rhmhiggbkk3xukjde

LAS REPRESENTACIONES SOCIALES Y LA COGNICIÓN SOCIAL: CONTRIBUCIONES PARA LA INVESTIGACIÓN EN ENFERMERÍA Y SALUD

Jaime Alonso Caravaca Morera
2017 Texto & Contexto Enfermagem  
RESUMEN Objetivo: analizar el potencial que el Paradigma Teórico de las Representaciones Sociales y la Cognición Social poseen en las investigaciones en enfermería y salud.  ...  Conclusión: a la luz de estos registros, se resalta que el valor heurístico de las Representaciones Sociales y la Cognición Social, ha venido sustentándose desde su propuesta en la década de 1960.  ...  devices mediating expressions and political systems, among other objects of study that could give meaning and guide the various private and institutional social and symbolic practices.  ... 
doi:10.1590/0104-07072017001500017 fatcat:rgewj6wptzhlbeorgb6ztanb3q

On New Forms of Science Communication and Communication in Science: A Videographic Approach to Visuality in Science Slams and Academic Group Talk

René Wilke, Miira Hill
2019 Qualitative Inquiry  
We propose a methodology for the study of visuality and the use of visuals as communicative actions. Both unfold within a triadic structure of social actors and the objectivations they (re-)produce.  ...  construction of (scientific) reality.  ...  We have argued that the rise of a "Kommunikationsgesellschaft" [English: "communication society"] (Knoblauch, 2017, pp. 329-377) raises the institutional pressure on science to produce and present knowledge  ... 
doi:10.1177/1077800418821531 fatcat:2puqylj5tbayveylx6rrk6m674

Uniqueness and Generalization in Organizational Psychology: Research as a Relational Practice

Giuseppe Scaratti, Silvia Ivaldi
2021 Frontiers in Psychology  
and particular social objects.  ...  Specifically, the contribution depicts the configuration of the applied research as a relational practice, embedded in the unfolding process of generating knowledge dealing with concrete social contexts  ...  according to forms embedded in collective cognitive and symbolic structures, in a "shared knowledge" that enables a socially shared way of ascribing meaning to the world (Table 1 ).  ... 
doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2021.638240 pmid:33613408 pmcid:PMC7890016 fatcat:skhkbrg24bbhveneiczt636jwu

The Hermeneutics of Frames and Framing

Michael J. Carter
2013 SAGE Open  
Frames are organizing principles that are socially shared and persistent over time, and that work symbolically to meaningfully structure the social world.  ...  reality.  ...  This organization is made possible through symbols and signs: "A special but crucially important case of objectivation is signification, that is, the human production of signs.  ... 
doi:10.1177/2158244013487915 fatcat:aj2auppymrbgvdwbs5ykkmjxhi

Subjectivity and discourse: Complementary topics for a critical psychology

Fernando L González Rey
2018 Culture & Psychology  
of human realities.  ...  On this basis, a new definition of subjectivity is advanced as a phenomenon that emerges as a result of the symbolical forms which are socially and historically situated, from which concepts like discourse  ...  The concept of discourse has also allowed advances in the comprehension of the social system as living networks of symbolical processes and realities, overcoming the comprehension of social reality as  ... 
doi:10.1177/1354067x18754338 fatcat:zbi2y6qztbb6fnxr4ub2izlcom

PEIRCE, MEAD, AND THE OBJECTIVITY OF MEANING

J. David Lewis
1972 Social Thought and Research  
It is further argued that their pragmatic account of meaning logically leads to belief in the objectivity and communality of truth and scientific knowledge.  ...  , can be explained in terms of a gradual movement from the "rudimentary form" of social experience to understanding and communication through significant symbols.  ...  The author indicates how thosein power maintain the legitimacy of the system and its unity, and he examines the strategies and compromises they use.  ... 
doi:10.17161/str.1808.4766 fatcat:qsh3f6cjljdg3ec2ttm74ixlee

FROM "LEGITIMACY" TO "LEGITIMATIONS"*

Lynn Burton Miller
1972 Social Thought and Research  
It is further argued that their pragmatic account of meaning logically leads to belief in the objectivity and communality of truth and scientific knowledge.  ...  , can be explained in terms of a gradual movement from the "rudimentary form" of social experience to understanding and communication through significant symbols.  ...  The author indicates how thosein power maintain the legitimacy of the system and its unity, and he examines the strategies and compromises they use.  ... 
doi:10.17161/str.1808.4760 fatcat:ttks7lhiefh2lak4qvvk3o6ueq

Provider versus navigator. News values and the journalistic professionalism

Karina Stasiuk-Krajewska
2021 Media Biznes Kultura  
The text examines the condition of contemporary journalism in the context of professionalization and values.  ...  navigator who guides his / her recipients through information for him / her for attractive, noteworthy.  ...  Geneza i struktura pola literackiego, trans A Zawadzki, Towarzystwo Autorów i Wydawców Prac Naukowych Universitas, Kraków 2007 Carlson M , Metajournalistic Discourse and the Meanings of Journalism: Definitional  ... 
doi:10.4467/25442554.mbk.21.007.13973 fatcat:fbdr46myzjdenmti4cnm5lz7zq

"Workhood"-a useful concept for the analysis of health workers' resources? an evaluation from Tanzania

Karin Gross, Constanze Pfeiffer, Brigit Obrist
2012 BMC Health Services Research  
As an analytical device the concept aims at understanding health workers' capacities to access resources (human, financial, physical, social, cultural and symbolic capital) and transfer them to the community  ...  Professional and non-professional social relationships were activated in order to access drug stocks and other supplies, transport and knowledge.  ...  We also thank the members of the Medical Anthropology Research Group for their thoughtful comments and inputs on earlier drafts.  ... 
doi:10.1186/1472-6963-12-55 pmid:22401037 pmcid:PMC3330008 fatcat:wdudjvhd2bbw5bydoz3fjoetxm

From Cognitive Linguistics to Social Science: Thirty Years after Metaphors We Live By

Michiel Leezenberg
2009 Cognitive Semiotics  
Second, Lakoff and Johnson assume that cultures operate in terms of shared conceptualizations and shared norms and values.  ...  Lakoff and Johnson appear ambivalent regarding the relation between culture and cognition; but they share the belief, elaborated in detail by Gibbs and Turner (2002), that cultural factors can be accounted  ...  Like symbolic anthropology, the cognitive linguistic paradigm takes cultures as systems of knowledge or as scripts or texts to be executed or implemented.  ... 
doi:10.1515/cogsem.2013.5.12.140 fatcat:64xotjiconb77m3jclfmuascou
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