Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

This volume brings together articles from the Quarterly Newsletter of the Laboratory of Comparative Human Cognition that are important benchmarks in the recent history of research and theory on the cultural and contextual foundations of human development. The central theme of this discussion can be posed as a question: how shall we develop a psychology that takes as its starting point the actions of people participating in routine, culturally organized activities? The discussion is organized in terms of a set of overarching themes of importance to psychologists and other social scientists: The nature of context; experiments as contexts; cultural historical theories of culture, context, and development; the analysis of classroom settings as a social important context of development, the psychological analysis of activity in situ, and questions of power and discourse.

Buy Mind, Culture, and Activity book by Michael Cole from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780521558235
ISBN-10: 0521558239
Format: Paperback
(228mm x 152mm x 29mm)
Pages: 520
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 13-Jul-1997
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Other Editions

Reviews

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Mind, Culture, and Activity book by Michael Cole and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review


Books By Author Michael Cole

Bod in the Park by Michael Cole

Bod in the Park

Hardback, July 2016
$17.20
Bod on the Beach by Michael Cole

Bod on the Beach

Hardback, July 2016
$17.20
Bod and Breakfast by Michael Cole

Bod and Breakfast

Hardback, February 2016
$17.20
Bod and the Cake by Michael Cole

Bod and the Cake

Hardback, February 2016
$17.20