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construct

Psychol a model devised on the basis of observation, designed to relate what is observed to some theoretical framework

construct

any theoretical or heuristic sociological concept. The use of the term ‘construct’ makes apparent the ‘invented’, mentally constructed, heuristic or explanatory purpose of many concepts in sociology. See also IDEAL TYPE.
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These settlements are a solid dose of justice and a victory for the workers fired in Nevada and Arizona, but we will not stop until all Pulte construction workers are treated fairly, paid for the hours they work and have the right to improve their lives by coming together in a union," said LIUNA General President Terry O'Sullivan.
As reported in later editions of the Evening Gazette yesterday, more than 1,000 workers constructing the Ensus bioethanol plant in Wilton staged a walkout, after hundreds of fellow construction workers from Lindsey oil refinery were sacked.
The Building Trades Unions Ignite Less Tobacco project's guide for construction workers focuses on educating construction workers about the hazards of tobacco smoke by itself and in combination with toxic chemicals encountered on the job.
Drivers who are distracted and vehicles that are traveling faster than the reduced speed limit present an elevated threat to the safety of construction workers, as well as themselves.
For attribution about a construction worker exposed to a variety of construction products please refer to the June 3rd, 2015 news article about a UK construction worker with mesothelioma titled "Years of asbestos exposure.
NORTH EAST construction workers who operated anytime up to 2009 could be entitled to financial compensation under new scheme designed to redress those who were blacklisted.
Builder Marcleudo Ferreira fell 115 feet to his death - the second construction worker to die at the site.
CONSTRUCTION workers take note - the tax man could owe you cash.
Counting subcontractors, 30 to 40 construction workers are employed on the project, with 60 to 70 workers anticipated during interior construction.
Summary: A construction worker was critically injured after he fell from scaffolding at a construction site in Zahle, the National News Agency reported Monday.
Summary: A construction worker in south west China has been rescued after being suspended in mid-air for an hour.
Researchers from the Center for Construction Research and Training estimated that over a 45-year career, a construction worker has a 75 percent likelihood of being disabled by an injury.

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