Thinking about Social Constructionism. The apparently innocuous 'just', the law of levity and the social problems of social construction (J. Best). Notes on the delimitation of social problems discourse: two responses and some suggestions (P.R. Ibarra). Appropriating cultural discourses: notes on a framework for constructionist analyses of the language of claims-making (J.W. Spencer). Ethos, pathos and social problems: reflections on formula narratives (D.R. Loseke). Dialogical constructionism: toward holistic understanding of social problems discourse (L.T. Nichols). Social Constructionist Studies. Ethnicity in the making: ethnicity work, the ethnicity industry, and a constructionist framework for research (M. Berbrier). The social production of the 'drowsy person' (S. Kroll-Smith). Meanings and measurement of equality in marriage: a study of social construction of equality (S.R. Harris). Race and Gender. Lethal weapons in the hood (N.K. Denzin). The sociocultural dynamics of the physical self: how does gender shape body esteem? (S.L. Franzoi, Z. Chang). Gendered advice and mental health practices (B.A. Beal, C. Brooks Gardner). Accounts of jail work: women deputies' portrayals of their work worlds (S. Stojkovis et al.). Narrative and Textual Studies. The parenting self: narrative resources and identity work in parents' stories (L. Foley, C.A. Faircloth). Social psychology and narrative concepts: explaining individual movement participation (S.A. Hunt). Contextualizing the construction of women and men in South African Aids prevention literature (A.C. Gubrium).