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Author Newman, Fred.

Title Lev Vygotsky : revolutionary scientist / Fred Newman and Lois Holzman
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 1993


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Description x, 240 pages ; 23 cm
Series Critical psychology
Critical psychology.
Contents 1. Vygotsky and psychology: a debate within a debate. The debate about psychology. Psychologist and/or methodologist. Interpretation-free science -- 2. The laboratory as methodology. Ecological validity: methodological challenge to the dominant paradigm -- 3. Practice: Vygotsky's tool-and-result methodology and psychology. Pragmatics. Setting up the debate. Practice. Changing totalities in everyday life. Revolutionary, practical-critical activity. Thought and language -- 4. The zone of proximal development: a psychological unit or a revolutionary unity? The ZPD-in-use: the relationship between learning and development. Using and misusing the ZPD. Revolutionary unity -- 5. Playing in with the ZPD. Vygotsky at play. The writing game -- 6. Reform and revolution in the study of thinking and speech. Egocentric thought and egocentric speech. Thinking and speaking. Unequal partners in dialogue: another liberal reformist interpretation of Vygotsky -- 7. Completing the historical Vygotsky. Imitation. Vygotsky's practice: his life-as-lived. Completing Vygotsky -- 8. Logic and psychotherapy. The logic of systems and the logic of completion. Social therapy. Not an ending
Analysis Psychology
Union of Soviet Socialist Republics
Union of Soviet Socialist Republics
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 220-231) and indexes
Subject Vygotskiń≠, L. S. (Lev Semenovich), 1896-1934.
Psychologists -- Soviet Union -- History.
Child Development.
Author Holzman, Lois, 1946-
LC no. 92028810
ISBN 0415064414 hardcover
0415064422 paperback
9780415064415 hardcover
9780415064422 paperback