Human Development and the Reconstruction of Culture

  • Stuart McNaughton
Part of the Annals of Theoretical Psychology book series (AOTP, volume 10)


Jaan Valsiner’s chapter, in which he proposes a synthesis of two theoretical traditions, makes a major contribution to psychological theorising about culture and human development. Hitherto, “sociogenic” and “constructivist” perspectives often have been seen as opposed, because, it is argued, they make mutually exclusive assumptions about the nature of development.


Cultural Capital Socialization Agent Emergent Literacy Cultural Meaning Literacy Practice 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Stuart McNaughton
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  1. 1.Department of EducationUniversity of AucklandPrivate BagAucklandNew Zealand

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