Cultural Psychology: A Once and Future Discipline / Edition 1

Cultural Psychology: A Once and Future Discipline / Edition 1

by Michael Cole
     
 

ISBN-10: 0674179560

ISBN-13: 9780674179561

Pub. Date: 01/28/1998

Publisher: Harvard

The distinguished psychologist Michael Cole, known for his pioneering work in literacy, cognition, and human development, offers a multifaceted account of what cultural psychology is, what it has been, and what it can be. A rare synthesis of the theory and empirical work shaping the field, this book will become a major foundation for the emerging discipline.  See more details below

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The distinguished psychologist Michael Cole, known for his pioneering work in literacy, cognition, and human development, offers a multifaceted account of what cultural psychology is, what it has been, and what it can be. A rare synthesis of the theory and empirical work shaping the field, this book will become a major foundation for the emerging discipline.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780674179561
Publisher:
Harvard
Publication date:
01/28/1998
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
416
Sales rank:
1,448,714
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword by Sheldon H. White

Introduction

Enduring Questions and Disputes

Cross-Cultural Investigations

Cognitive Development, Culture, and Schooling

From Cross-Cultural Psychology to the Second Psychology

Putting Culture in the Middle

Phylogeny and Cultural History

A Cultural Approach to Ontogeny

The Cognitive Analysis of Behavior in Context

Creating Model Activity Systems

A Multilevel Methodology for Cultural Psychology

The Work in Context

Notes

References

Acknowledgments

Index

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