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  1. Rethinking Creativity

    Contributions from social and cultural psychology

    Edited by Vlad Petre Glăveanu, Alex Gillespie, Jaan Valsiner

    Series: Cultural Dynamics of Social Representation

    Despite more than half a century of psychological research on creativity we are still far from a clear understanding of the creative process, its antecedents and consequences and, most of all, the ways in which we can effectively support creativity. This is primarily due to a narrow focus on...

    To Be Published July 29th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Cultural Realities of Being

    Abstract ideas within everyday lives

    Edited by Nandita Chaudhary, S. Anandalakshmy, Jaan Valsiner

    Series: Cultural Dynamics of Social Representation

    Cultural Realities of Being offers a dialogue between academic activity and everyday lives by providing an interface between several perspectives on human conduct. Very often, academic pursuits are arcane and obscure for ordinary people, this book will attempt to disentangle these dialogues,...

    Published October 29th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Dynamics and indeterminism in Developmental and Social Processes

    Edited by Alan Fogel, Maria C.D.P. Lyra, Jaan Valsiner

    One of the most profound insights of the dynamic systems perspective is that new structures resulting from the developmental process do not need to be planned in advance, nor is it necessary to have these structures represented in genetic or neurological templates prior to their emergence. Rather,...

    Published January 1st 1997 by Psychology Press

  4. Development of Person-context Relations

    Edited by Thomas A. Kindermann, Jaan Valsiner

    Traditionally, developmental psychology has its focus on individuals. Developmentalists aim to describe regularities in individuals' change and development across time, to explain the processes and mechanisms that are involved in producing change and regularity, and eventually, to design strategies...

    Published May 1st 1995 by Psychology Press

  5. Children's Development Within Social Context

    Volume I: Metatheory and Theory:volume Ii: Research and Methodology

    Edited by Lucien T. Winegar, Jaan Valsiner

    These companion volumes bring together research and theoretical work that addresses the relations between social context and the development of children. They allow for the in-depth discussion of a number of vital metatheoretical, theoretical, and methodological issues that have emerged as a result...

    Published April 1st 1992 by Psychology Press

  6. Children's Development Within Social Context

    Volume I: Metatheory and Theory:volume Ii: Research and Methodology

    Edited by Lucien T. Winegar, Jaan Valsiner

    These companion volumes bring together research and theoretical work that addresses the relations between social context and the development of children. They allow for the in-depth discussion of a number of vital metatheoretical, theoretical, and methodological issues that have emerged as a result...

    Published April 1st 1992 by Psychology Press