Key Concepts: Interpretivism theory

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What is the definition of: To see the world through the eyes of those being studied
Verstehen
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What is the definition of: A theory which suggests that people constantly construct society through social interaction
Interaction
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What is the definition of: The way meanings are not fixed but often develop through social interaction
Negotiation
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What is the definition of: The view we have of ourselves which is, to some extent, controlled when interacting with others
The self
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What is the definition of: Categorising individuals or groups which can affect their behaviour
Labelling
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What is the definition of: The sense people make of particular situations
Meanings
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What is the definition of: We see ourselves through the eyes of others
Looking glass self
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What is the definition of: People who influence us either positively or negatively and to whom we look for guidance
Significant others
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What is the definition of: The social world is seen as being similar to drama and a stage.
Dramaturgical analogy
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