LIBRI / MIND AND CULTURE

CHALLENGES AND STRATEGIES TO STUDY HUMAN DEVELOPMENT IN THE CULTURAL CONTEXTS

di Cynthia Lightfoot, Maria C.D.P. Lyra

This volume can be seen as a response to the need in the developmental sciences for methodological approaches that are appropriately sensitive to the perfusion of culture in human action and development. Research and theorizing in the last half century has taken a decided turn away from Cartesian-inspired formulations of individual development, and has attempted to move past reductionist methods of eliminating variation and diversity as obfuscating underlying (and presumably universal) processes of development (Valsiner, 2000). Owing much to the theoretical tradition of Lev Vygotsky, particularly [...]

   36,00 €

YEARBOOK OF IDIOGRAPHIC SCIENCE - VOLUME 1/2008

di Sergio Salvatore, Jaan Valsiner, Sarah Strout-Yagodzynski, Joshua Clegg

When a new branch of science reaches a state where its growing knowledge can be systematically investigated,celebration of an important milestone of development is in order. This first Yearbook of Idiographic Science is such milestone. Since the beginning of the International Journal of Idiographic Science in 2005, the work that has reached the public audience has constantly been growing. This is no surprise since studying our phenomena of interest in their uniqueness of singularity—yet with goals of generalization makes perfect [...]

   48,00 €