A critical perspective of social intervention as a set of adjustments compatible with the social order considers that intervention should lead to social transformation. A critique by social constructionist perspectives to the possibility of a representation of reality and the unveiling of the technologies of knowledge production undermines the diagnostic and planning of intervention. Questioning the possibility of using arguments such as a reality that must be transformed or the necessary relationship between actions and derived consequences debilitates the possibility of any intervention. It leaves intervention without object, legitimacy and without a set of specific techniques of action. We could summarize these ideas in this sentence: 'How to change that which we cannot know and, even if it was knowledgeable.
|Journal||Interamerican Journal of Psychology|
|Publication status||Published - 1 Dec 2003|