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- DescriptionVygotsky in Twenty-first Century Society is an ensemble of vel perspectives about the legacy of Lev Vygotsky and Alexander Luria. The book illustrates how well the legacy of their work is being applied and continued in contemporary research, and how cultural historical theory has been constructed and re-constructed. Together, these collected essays inform a broader discussion of how a developmentally-oriented cultural paradigm can guide learning and teaching in social and educational policy and in group or individual counseling. Readers will find discussions of issues in human development that have previously been overlooked. This book is important and timely in addressing these issues and fault-lines, particularly for advancing both equity and scientific understandings.
- Author BiographyPedro R. Portes is Executive Director of CLASE and Professor of Educational and Counseling Psychology at the University of Georgia, where he is the Goizueta Chair for Latino Teacher Education. He is the author of Dismantling Educational Inequality: A Cultural Historical Approach to Equity and Excellence in Education. Spencer Salas is Assistant Professor in the Department of Middle, Secondary, and K-12 Education at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.
- PublisherPeter Lang Publishing Inc
- Date of Publication01/04/2011
- SubjectPsychology: Professional & General
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintPeter Lang Publishing Inc
- Content Note99, ill.
- Weight520 g
- Width160 mm
- Height230 mm
- Edited byPedro R. Portes,Spencer Salas
- Edition StatementNew edition
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