This article contains a discussion and a rationale for the use of phenomenological theory and social construction of reality theory in sociological practice. It also presents examples of the application of these theories via sociological practice in a hospital setting, and describes the role of a sociological practitioner in this setting.
Black, Clifford M.; Enos, Richard; and Holman, John A.
"The Sociological Practitioner as a Change Agent in a Hospital Setting: Applications of Phenomenological Theory and Social Construction of Reality Theory,"
Clinical Sociology Review:
1, Article 14.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.wayne.edu/csr/vol5/iss1/14