The social construction of reality : a treatise in the sociology of knowledge / Peter L. Berger and Thomas Luckmann.Series: Anchor books ; A589Publication details: Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, 1967, c1966Edition: Anchor books edDescription: x, 219 p. ; 18 cmISBN: 9780385058988Subject(s): Knowledge, Sociology of | Philosophy | SociologyAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Social construction of reality.; Online version:: Social construction of reality.DDC classification: 301.01 LOC classification: BD175 | .B4 1967
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Introduction: The problem of the sociology of knowledge -- Foundations of knowledge in everyday life: Reality of everyday life -- Social interaction in everyday life -- Language and knowledge in everyday life -- Society as objective reality: Institutionalization: Organism and activity -- Origins of institutionalization -- Sedimentation and tradition -- Roles -- Scope and modes of institutionalization -- Legitimation: Origins of Symbolic universes -- Conceptual machineries of universe-maintenance -- Social organization for universe-maintenance -- Society as subjective reality: Internalization of reality: Primary socialization -- Secondary socialization -- Maintenance and transformation of subjective reality -- Internalization and social structure -- Theories about identity -- Organism and identity -- Conclusion: The sociology of knowledge and sociological theory.
This book reformulates the sociological subdiscipline known as the sociology of knowledge. Knowledge is presented as more than ideology, including as well false consciousness, propaganda, science and art.