Cultural-Historical and Critical Psychology

Common Ground, Divergences and Future Pathways

  • Marilyn Fleer
  • Fernando González Rey
  • Peter E. Jones

Part of the Perspectives in Cultural-Historical Research book series (PCHR, volume 8)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Marilyn Fleer, Fernando González Rey, Peter E. Jones
    Pages 1-8
  3. Part I

  4. Part II

  5. Part III

About this book


This book opens up a critical dialogue within and across the theoretical traditions of critical psychology and cultural-historical psychology. It explores and addresses fundamental issues and problems within both traditions, with a view to identifying new avenues for productive discussion and cooperation between these two important movements in contemporary psychology. Accordingly, the book gathers contributions from a range of internationally respected researchers from both fields who have demonstrated a willingness to look critically, and self-critically, at their theoretical allegiances and trajectories. This book provides readers with the opportunity to both appreciate and reflect on fundamental differences of perspective across the ‘cultural-historical’/’critical’ psychology divide and, thereby, to consider and debate key issues facing the discipline of psychology more generally.


cultural-historical psychological theorising critical psychological theorising dialogue between cultural-historial and critical perspective L.S. Vygotsky Marxist-Vygotskyan Ludwig Feuerbach historical-methdological study cultural-historical theory and contemporary perceptions critical psychology and historical psychology

Editors and affiliations

  • Marilyn Fleer
    • 1
  • Fernando González Rey
    • 2
  • Peter E. Jones
    • 3
  1. 1.Faculty of EducationMonash UniversityFrankstonAustralia
  2. 2.Faculty of Education and Health ScienceUniversity Center of BrasiliaBrasilia-DFBrazil
  3. 3.Department of HumanitiesSheffield Hallam UniversitySheffieldUK

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