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Explain what is meant by the term 'social consruction' and consider how it has been used to further our understanding of the concept of identity.

   
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Title: Explain what is meant by the term 'social consruction' and consider how it has been used to further our understanding of the concept of identity.
 
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1994) This exemplifies the social constructionists claim that all identities are relational, so necessarily social. The Brooks character does not have any respect or status in the outside world, so the identity he has constructed for himself in prison does not exist outside of that society...
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Red's claim: "out there he's nothing" is realised when Brooks commits suicide after failing to adapt in accordance with his new society. Therefore identities also change according to context. The same information can be portrayed in a variety of different ways...
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