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Neo-Vygotskian Approach to Child Development

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ISBN-10: 0521696135

ISBN-13: 9780521696135

Edition: 2006

Authors: Yuriy V. Karpov

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Vygotsky's followers have elaborated his ideas into a theory that integrates cognitive, motivational and social aspects of child development with an emphasis on the role of children's activity as mediated by adults in their development. This book discusses the neo-Vygotskians' approach to child development.
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Book details

List price: $41.99
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 8/28/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 300
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.210
Language: English

List of Figures
Introduction: The Problem of Determinants and Mechanisms of Child Development; The Structure and Content of the Book
Vygotsky's Approach to Child Development
The Neo-Vygotskian Elaboration of Vygotsky's Approach to Child Development
First Year of Life: Emotional Interactions With Caregivers as the Leading Activity of Infants
Second and Third Years of Life: Object-Centered Joint Activity With Adults as the Leading Activity of Toddlers
Three- to Six-Year-Olds: Sociodramatic Play as the Leading Activity During the Period of Early Childhood
The Period of Middle Childhood: Learning at School as Children's Leading Activity
The Period of Adolescence: Interactions With Peers as the Leading Activity of Adolescents
Conclusion: The Neo-Vygotskian Approach to Child Development: Accomplishments and Shortcomings
Author Index
Subject Index