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Cultural Psychology

A Once and Future Discipline

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PAPERBACK

$42.50 • £34.95 • €38.50

ISBN 9780674179561

Publication Date: 01/06/1998

Short

416 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

27 line illustrations, 2 tables

Belknap Press

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The distinguished psychologist Michael Cole, known for his pioneering work in literacy, cognition, and human development, offers a multifaceted account of what cultural psychology is, what it has been, and what it can be. A rare synthesis of the theory and empirical work shaping the field, this book will become a major foundation for the emerging discipline.

Awards & Accolades

  • Honorable Mention, 1996 Association of American Publishers PSP Award, Psychology Category
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