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LINGUIST List 22.2156

Sat May 21 2011

Books: Applied Ling/Ling Theories/Philosophy of Lang/Semantics: Liu

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        1.     Christian Bieri , Vygotsky's psycho-semiotics: Liu

Message 1: Vygotsky's psycho-semiotics: Liu
Date: 18-May-2011
From: Christian Bieri <publicitypeterlang.com>
Subject: Vygotsky's psycho-semiotics: Liu
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Title: Vygotsky's psycho-semiotics
Subtitle: Theories, instrument and interpretive analyses
Published: 2011
Publisher: Peter Lang AG
                http://www.peterlang.com

Author: Charlotte Hua Liu
Paperback: ISBN: 9783034305181 Pages: 249 Price: U.S. $ 66.95
Paperback: ISBN: 9783034305181 Pages: 249 Price: U.K. £ 38.90
Paperback: ISBN: 9783034305181 Pages: 249 Price: Europe EURO 43.20 Comment: for Germany EURO 46.20, for Austria 47.50 (incl. VAT)
Abstract:

Reviewing and elaborating L. S. Vygotsky's view of language mediated
development, this work presents an extension of the Russian thinker's
developmental psycho-semiotics to an educational psycho-semiotics.
Interpreting original discussions of tool-mediation as developmental
mechanism, this book addresses the question of what occurs in the
interpersonal environment that enables the internalisation of tool and the
development of thinking. Filling in a gap in Vygotsky's theoretical framework,
it discusses in detail inter-psychological processes as the social origins of
changes in the intra-psychological domain.

Besides theoretical descriptions, this book also offers an original instrument
for educational research or practitioners' reflection of micro-genetic processes
of interaction and change. This instrument is then applied in interpretive
analyses of real-life classroom exchanges.

Contents: Psychological semiotics - Vygotsky - Language and thinking -
Language as psychological symbols - Mediated development - Theoretical
framework - Interpretive instrument - Interpretive analyses.

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
                            Linguistic Theories
                            Philosophy of Language
                            Semantics

Written In: English (eng )

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