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Applying activity theory in multiagency settings

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In this paper I explore the extent to which two approaches to the social formation of mind are compatible and may be used to enrich and extend each other. These are: Activity Theory (AT) as derived from the work of the early Russian psychologists, Vygotsky and Leontiev, and the work of the sociologist Basil Bernstein. The purpose is to show how Bernstein provides a language of description which allows Vygotsky’s account of social formation of mind to be extended and enhanced...

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10.17759/chp.2016120302

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Green Templeton College
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Author
Publisher:
Moscow State University of Psychology and Education Publisher's website
Journal:
Cultural-Historical Psychology Journal website
Volume:
12
Issue:
3
Pages:
15-26
Publication date:
2016-11-01
Acceptance date:
2016-04-24
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EISSN:
2224-8935
ISSN:
1816-5435
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657853
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2016-12-19

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