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Kenneth Gergen

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Date of Birth: 1935

Age: 81

Citizenship: United States

Background

Kenneth J. Gergen (Gergen) (born Kenneth J. Gergen.) -. American psychologist. Proponents of the theory of social constructionism.

Professor of Psychology (Gil and Frank Mustin Professor of Psychology) Swarthmore College (College Swarthmore; Swarthmore College, Pennsylvania), a professor of psychology (Affiliate Professor of Psychology) Tilburg University (Tilburg, The Netherlands participated in the creation in 1991 (1993), the Taosskogo Institute.? President of Board of the Institute.

Largely under his leadership and the intellectual influence of developing postmodern critique of traditional approaches in modern foreign social psychology itechenie social constructionism.

Author of numerous articles and 12 books, the latest of which - The Saturated Self: Dilemmas of Identity in Contemporary Life (1991), Therapy as Social Construction (1992, co-editor S. McNamee) and Realities and Relationships: Soundings in Social Construction (1994 ).

Member of the editorial boards of:

"Theory and Psychology