Voices of the Mind: Sociocultural Approach to Mediated Action

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In this book, Wertsch outlines an approach to mental functioning that stresses its inherent cultural, historical, and institutional context. A critical aspect of this approach is the cultural tools or "mediational means" that shape both social and individual processes. In considering how these mediational means--in particular, language--emerge in social history and the role they play in organizing the settings in which human beings are socialized, Wertsch achieves fresh insights into essential areas of human mental ...

Voices of the Mind: Sociocultural Approach to Mediated Action 1993, Harvard University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780674943049

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Voices of the Mind: Sociocultural Approach to Mediated Action, 1991, Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA

ISBN-13: 9780674943032

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