Design Thinking and Social Construction: A Practical Guide to Innovation in Research (Paperback)

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The book introduces the Constructionist Research Design Process as a framework for research that is creative, transformative and innovative. It can be used by any professional and researcher who wants to develop creative inquiry and to promote social change.

It integrates the theory of social construction with the tools of design thinking, challenging the concept of dualisms in research such as quantitative/qualitative and subjective/objective. The focus is on the complex relational achievement required to construct a worldview where different relational (research) processes construct different realities (knowledge).

In this sense, all truths are contextual truths, co-created in a specific time and useful to a specific context.

About the Author


Celiane Camargo-Borges (Author)
Celiane Camargo-Borges, PhD is a lecturer, researcher and practitioner. She is faculty at Breda University of Applied Sciences (The Netherlands) and visiting professor at several universities around the world.

Sheila McNamee (Author)
Sheila McNamee, PhD is Professor Emerita of Communication at the University of New Hampshire (USA) and co-founder and VP of the Taos Institute.
Product Details
ISBN: 9789063696337
ISBN-10: 9063696337
Publisher: BIS Publishers
Publication Date: March 7th, 2023
Pages: 208
Language: English