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Introduction to Vygotsky - Harry Daniels

Introduction to Vygotsky

By: Harry Daniels (Editor)

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Published: 15th January 2017
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This thoroughly updated third edition provides students with an accessible overview of Vygotsky's work, combining reprints of key journal and text articles with rich editorial commentary. Lev Vygotsky provided the twentieth century with an enticing mix of intellectual traditions within an attempt to provide an account of the social formation of the mind. His legacy is an exciting, but at times challenging fusion of ideas.

Retaining a multi-disciplinary theme, Introduction to Vygotsky, 3rd edition begins with a review of current interpretations of Vygotksy's original work. Harry Daniels goes on to consider the development of Vygotsky's work against a backdrop of political turmoil in the developing USSR. Major elements explored within the volume include the use of the 'culture' concept in social development theory, the development of means of describing social life, the concept of mediation, and implications for teaching, learning and assessment


This book will be essential reading for Vygotskian students in developmental psychology, education and social sciences, as well as to students on specialised courses on cultural, cross-cultural and socio-cultural psychology, philosophical psychology, philosophy of science, history of psychology and Soviet/Russian history.

Introduction: Psychology in a Social World, Harry Daniels 1. Minick, N.J. (1987) The development of Vygotsky's thought: An introduction 2. Wertsch, J. V. (2007) 'Mediation' 3. Cole, M. (1996) Putting Culture in the Middle 4. Engestrom, Y., & Sannino, A. (2010) Studies of expansive learning: Foundations, findings and future challenges 5. Sawyer, RK (2002) Unresolved tensions in sociocultural theory: Analogies with contemporary sociological debates 6. Makitalo, A., & Saljo, R. (2002) Talk in institutional context and institutional context in talk: Categories as situated practices 7. Roth, W. M., & Lee, Y. J. (2007) "Vygotsky's neglected legacy": Cultural-historical activity theory 8. Hedegaard, M. (2014) The significance of demands and motives across practices in children's learning and development: An analysis of learning in home and school 9. Hutchins, E. (2010) Cognitive ecology 10. Derry, J. (2004) The unity of intellect and will: Vygotsky and Spinoza 11. Smagorinsky, P. (2011) Vygotsky's stage theory: The psychology of art and the actor under the direction of perezhivanie 12. Stetsenko, A. (2009) Teaching-learning and development as activist projects of historical becoming: expanding Vygotsky's approach to pedagogy

ISBN: 9781138125223
ISBN-10: 1138125229
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 294
Published: 15th January 2017
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 15.6  x 1.6
Weight (kg): 0.44
Edition Number: 3
Edition Type: New edition