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  • An Invitation to Cultural Psychologyby Jaan Valsiner

    SAGE Publications 2014; US$ 50.00

    An Invitation to Cultural Psychology looks at the everyday life worlds of human beings through the lens of a new synthetic perspective in cultural psychology ? that of semiotic dynamics. more...

  • Rethinking Creativityby Vlad Petre Glaveanu; Alex Gillespie; Jaan Valsiner

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    Despite more than half a century of psychological research on creativity we are still far from a clear understanding of the creative process, its antecedents and consequences and, most of all, the ways in which we can effectively support creativity. This is primarily due to a narrow focus on creative individuals isolated from culture and society.... more...

  • Heinz Werner and Developmental Scienceby Jaan Valsiner

    Springer 2006; US$ 219.00

    Heinz Werner (1890-1964) was one of the three key developmental psychologists of the 20th century-along with Jean Piaget and Lev Vygotsky. This book is a new exploration of Werner's ideas and their social contexts-in Vienna in his student years, in Hamburg up to 1933, followed by the years of transit as an immigrant to America at times of economic... more...

  • Culture in Minds and Societiesby Jaan Valsiner

    SAGE India 2007; US$ 75.00

    Culture in Minds and Societies makes a decisive break from the post-modernist. theoretical framework that considers knowledge as local and situation-specific. and restores the goal of construction of general knowledge to the social sciences. While recognizing the uniqueness of all human personal experience from birth to. death, it emphasizes the universality... more...

  • The Oxford Handbook of Culture and Psychologyby Jaan Valsiner

    Oxford University Press, USA 2012; US$ 249.99

    The goal of cultural psychology is to explain the ways in which human cultural constructions -- for example, rituals, stereotypes, and meanings -- organize and direct human acting, feeling, and thinking in different social contexts. A rapidly growing, international field of scholarship, cultural psychology is ready for an interdisciplinary, primary... more...

  • The Oxford Handbook of Culture and Psychologyby Jaan Valsiner

    Oxford University Press, USA 2012; US$ 94.99

    The goal of cultural psychology is to explain the ways in which human cultural constructions -- for example, rituals, stereotypes, and meanings -- organize and direct human acting, feeling, and thinking in different social contexts. A rapidly growing, international field of scholarship, cultural psychology is ready for an interdisciplinary, primary... more...

  • Culture and Human Developmentby Jaan Valsiner

    SAGE Publications 2000; US$ 81.00

    This major new textbook by Jaan Valsiner focuses on the interface between cultural psychology and developmental psychology. Intended for students from undergraduate level upwards, the book provides a wide-ranging overview of the cultural perspective on human development, with illustrations from pre-natal development to adulthood. A key feature is... more...

  • The Cambridge Handbook of Sociocultural Psychologyby Jaan Valsiner; Alberto Rosa

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 53.00

    This handbook on human psychology, first published in 2007, integrates contributions of sociocultural specialists from 15 countries worldwide. more...

  • Children's Development Within Social Contextby Lucien T. Winegar; Jaan Valsiner

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 110.00

    These companion volumes bring together research and theoretical work that addresses the relations between social context and the development of children. more...

  • Handbook of Developmental Psychologyby Jaan Valsiner; Kevin J Connolly

    SAGE Publications 2002; US$ 75.00

    The Handbook of Developmental Psychology is a comprehensive, authoritative yet frontier-stretching overview of the study of human development presented in a single-volume format. It is ideal for experienced individuals wishing for an up-to-date survey of the central themes prevalent to developmental psychology, both past and present, and for those... more...