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Honorable Mention, 1996 Association of American Publishers PSP Award, Psychology Category

Synopsis:

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.

Synopsis:

1996 Virginia and Warren Stone Prize, Harvard University Press

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. [363]-390) and index.

About the Author

Michael Cole is Professor of Communication and Psychology and Director of the Laboratory of Comparative Human Cognition at the University of California, San Diego.

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

Product Details

ISBN:
9780674179561
Author:
Cole, Michael
Publisher:
Belknap Press
Location:
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Subject:
Social Psychology
Subject:
Developmental Psychology
Subject:
Cognitive Psychology
Subject:
Cognition
Subject:
Cultural psychiatry
Subject:
Ethnopsychology
Subject:
Cognition -- Social aspects.
Subject:
Developmental - General
Subject:
General Psychology & Psychiatry
Subject:
Psychology-Cognitive Science
Subject:
PSYCHOLOGY / Developmental/General
Subject:
Psychology-Developmental - Child
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
January 1998
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
27 line illustrations, 2 tables
Pages:
416
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in 22 oz

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"Synopsis" by , 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.
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