ICHD and LCHC Quarterly Newsletters 1977-1993

Institute for Comparative Human Development

Volume 1, Number 1 September 1976

Kenneth L Traupmann:
Differential Deficit: Psychometric Remediation is not Acceptable for Psychometric Artifact

R.P. McDermott and Michael Pratt:
Attribution Theory and Social Interaction: Some Ethnographic Accounts

Michael Lewis:
A Theory of Conversation

Hugh Mehan:
Students' Interactional Competence in the Classroom

Volume 1, Number 2 February 1977

Jean Lave:
Tailor-made Experiments and Evaluating the Intellectual Consequences of Apprenticeship Training

Robert L. Leahy:
The Development of the Conception of Social Class

Frederick Erickson and Jeffrey Schultz:
When is a Context? Some Issues and Methods in the Analysis of Social Competence

Roy Freedle:
The Cultural Underpinnings of Psycholinguistics: A Comparative and Developmental View

Volume 1, Number 3 June 1977

Charles O. Franke:
Flying Frames Can Be Dangerous: Some Reflections on Methodology in Cognitive Anthropology

R.P. McDermott and William Hall:
The Social Organization of a Successful and an Unsuccessful School Performance

Robert Serpell:
Strategies for Investigating Intelligence in its Cultural Context

Volume 1, Number 4 October 1977

Charles M. Super and Sara Harkness:
Category Behavior in Natural Ecologies and in Cognitive Tests

Herbert Ginsburg:
Some Problems in the Study of Schooling and Cognition

Volume 2, Number 1 January 1978

Lois Bloom:

Lois Hood and Bambi B. Schieffelin:
Elicited Imitation in Two Cultural Contexts

Joyce Weil:
Lexical Development: A Minilongitudinal Approach

Volume 2, Number 2 April 1978

Barbara Rogoff:
Spot Observation: An Introduction and Examination

Maya E. Hickman:
Adult Regulative Speech in Mother-Child Interaction

Anthony F. Franklin:
Socio-linguistic Structure of Word Lists and Ethnic-Group Differences in Categorized Recall

Michael Cole, Lois Hood, and Raymond P. McDermott:
Concepts of Ecological Validity: Their Differing Implications for Comparative Cognitive Research

Volume 2, Number 3 July 1978

Zoe R. Graves and Joseph Glick:
The Effect of Context on Mother-Child Interaction: A Progress Report

Judah L. Schwartz and Edwin Taylor:
Valid Assessment of Complex Behavior: The TORQUE Approach

Jerome Kagan:
The Enhancement of Memory in Infancy

The Quarterly Newsletter of the Laboratory of Comparative Human Cognition

Volume 1, Number 1 September, 1978

David Roth:
Raven's Matrices as Cultural Artifacts

Luis C. Moll:
The Importance of the Social in Assessing Bilingual Communicative Performance

James V. Wertsch and C. Addison Stone:
Microgenesis as a Tool for Developmental Analysis

Volume 1, Number 2 February 1979

Edwin Hutchins:
Reasoning in Trobriand Discourse

Susan Sugarman:
Product and Process in the Evaluation of Early Preschool Intelligence

Robert J. Glushko:
Cognitive and Pedagogical Implications of Orthography

Volume 1, Number 3 July, 1979

Jay Belsky:
The Effects of Context on Mother-Child Interaction: A Complex Issue

Ronald Gallimore and Kathryn Hu-Pei Au:
The Competence/Incompetence Paradox in the Education of Minority Culture Children

Geoffrey B. Saxe:
A Comparative Analysis of the Acquisition of Numeration: Studies from Papua New Guinea

Warren Simmons:
The Effects of the Cultural Salience of Text Materials on Social Class and Ethnic Differences in Cognitive Performance

Leslie J. Fyans Jr:
A new Multi-Level Analytic Framework for Conducting Cross-Cultural and Socio-Cultural Psychological Research

Volume 1, Number 4 October 1979

Judy S. Deloache and Ann L. Brown:
Looking for Big Bird: Studies of Memory in Very Young Children

Curtis F. Oliver:
Some Aspects of Literacy in Ancient India

Gillian Dowley McNamee:
The Social Interaction Origins of Narrative Skills

Catherine Garvey:
An Approach to the Study of Children's Role Play

Volume 2, Number 1 January, 1980

Harold G. Levine, Andrea G. Zetlin, L. L. Langness:
Everyday Tasks in Classrooms for TMR Learners

Robert D. Enright, Lesley A. Manheim, and Christina C. Franklin:
Toward a Standardized and Objective Methodology for Studying Children's Distributive Justice Reasoning

Noreen M. Webb:
Group Processing and Learning in an Interacting Group

Volume 2, Number 2 April, 1980

Marsha Taylor and Andrew Ortony:
Rhetorical Devices in Black English: Some Psycholinguistic and Educational Observations

Ron Scollon and Suzanne B. K. Scollon:
Literacy as Focused Interaction

Yaakov Kareev:
Mini-Typologies in Cross-Groups Studies

William D. Rohwer Jr:
How the Smart Get Smarter

Volume 2, Number 3 July, 1980

James A. Levin and Yaakov Kareev:
Problem Solving in Everyday Situations

Luis C. Moll, Elette Estrada, Esteban Diaz, and Lawrence M. Lopes:
The Organization of Bilingual Lessons: Implications for Schooling

Alonzo B. Anderson, William H. Teale, and Elette Estrada:
Low-Income Children's Preschool Literacy Experiences: Some Naturalistic Observations

Jacquelyn Mitchell:
Hassling in the Kitchen: A Context for Betting and Making Rules

Marilyn G. Quinsaat:
"But It's Important Data!" Making the Demands of a Cognitive Experiment Meet the Educational Imperatives of the Classroom

Volume 2, Number 4 October 1980

Eric Gold and Ulric Neisser:
Recollections of Kindergarten

Pierre R. Dasen:
Psychological Differentiation and Operational Development: A Cross-Cultural Link

Jean Lave:
What's Special about Experiments as Contexts for Thinking

Volume 3, Number 1 January 1981

Lawrence M. Lopes:
Problem Solving in a Human Relationship: The Interactional Accomplishment of a "Zone of Proximal Development" During Therapy

Courtney B. Cazden:
Performance Before Competence: Assistance to Child Discourse in the Zone of Proximal Development

Herbert P. Ginsburg, Robert L. Russell, and Jill K. Posner:
Mathematics Learning Difficulties in African Children: A Clinical Interview Study

Roy Goodwin D'Andrade and A. Kimball Romney:
Psychological and Anthropological Approaches to Cognition

Volume 3, Number 2 April 1981

Hiroshi Azuma:
A Note on Cross-Cultural Study

Kayoko Inagaki:
Facilitation of Knowledge Integration through Classroom Discussion

Keiko Kashiwagi:
Note on the Socialization Processes in Japan

Giyoo Hatano, Keiko Kuhara, and Michael Akiyama:
Kanji Help Readers of Japanese Infer the Meaning of Unfamiliar Words

Hirofumi Saito:
Toward Comparative Studies in Reading Kanji and Kana

Yutaka Sayeki:
"Body Analogy" and the Cognition of Rotated Figures

Volume 3, Number 3 July 1981

Brian Sutton-Smith and Shirley Brice Heath:
Paradigms of Pretense

Gideon Carmi:
The Role of Context in Cognitive Development

Naomi Miyake:
The Effect of Conceptual Point of View on Understanding

Geoffrey B. Saxe:
Changing Collective Representations for Number in Oksapmin Communities

Volume 4, Number 1 January 1982

Lucia French and Katherine Nelson:
Taking Away the Supportive Context: Pre-schoolers Talk About the "Then and There"

William Gardner and Barbara Rogoff:
The Role of Instruction in Memory Development: Some Methodological Choices

James W. Stigler, Craig Barclay, and Patrick Aiello:
Motor and Mental Abacus Skill: A Preliminary Look at an Expert

Giyoo Hatano:
Cognitive Consequences of Practice in Culture Specific Procedural Skills

Volume 4, Number 2 April 1982

Michael Cole and Roy D'Andrade:
The Influence of Schooling on Concept Formation: Some Preliminary Conclusions

Denis Newman:
Perspective-taking Versus Content in Understanding Lies

Peggy Miller:
Teasing: A Case Study in Language Socialization and Verbal Play

Microcomputer Communication Networks for Education

James Levin:
Microcomputers as Interactive Communication Media: An Interactive Text Interpreter

Volume 4, Number 3 July 1982

A Model System for the Study of Learning

Volume 4, Number 4 October 1982

Carol Padden and Harry Markowicz:
Learning to be Deaf: Conflicts Between Hearing and Deaf Cultures

Kathleen M. Galotti and Ulric Neisser:
Young Children's Recall of Christmas

DAVID R. Olson:
Consequences of Schooling

Jonathan Fine:
On the Interpretation of Language Data for Cognitive Purposes

Lois Bloom:
The Supportive Context: Both Here and There and Now and Then

Volume 5, Number 1 January 1983

Michael Holquist:
The Politics of Representation

Caryl Emerson:
Bakhtin and Vygotsky on Internalization of Language

Kayoko Inagaki and Giyoo Hatano:
Collective Scientific Discovery by Young Children

Edwin Hutchins:
Myth and Experience in the Trobriand Islands

Lucia French and Katherine Nelson:
More Talk About Then

Volume 5, Number 2 April 1983

Andrey B. Brushlinsky:
The Problem of Social vs: Individual in Cognitive Psychology: Analysis-by-Synthesis and Group Problem Solving

Sarah Michaels:
Influences on Children's Narratives

Susan Sugarman:
The Development of Inductive Strategy in Children's Early Thought and Language

Gisela E. Speidel, Ronald Gallimore, and Linda Kaboyashi:
Facilitating Transfer of Learning: The Influence of Environmental Setting

Volume 5, Number 3 July 1983

Moshe Cohen:
Exemplary Computer Use in Education THE COMPUTER USE STUDY GROUP: Computers in Schools: Stratifier or Equalizer?

Emily Vargas Adams:
The CEDEN Community Computer Education Program: An Experiment in Educational Equity

Magaret Riel:
Education and Ecstasy: Computer Chronicles of Students Writing Together

Ron Scollon:
Computer Conferencing: A Medium for Appropriate Time

Volume 5, Number 4 October 1983

Michael Cole and Peg Griffin:
A Socio-Historical Approach to Remediation

Richard P. Duran:
Cognitive Theory and Children's Oral Reading Behavior

Diana Kelly- Byrne and Brian Sutton- Smith:
Narrative as Social Science: A Case Study

Robyn Fivush:
Negotiating Classroom Interaction

Paradigms and Prejudice

Volume 6, Numbers 1 and 2 Jan/April 1984

Sylvia Scribner:
Practical Problem-Solving on the Job

Edward Fahrmeier:
Taking Inventory: Counting as Problem-Solving

Sylvia Scribner:
Product Assembly: Optimizing Strategies and their Acquisition

Sylvia Scribner:
Pricing Delivery Tickets: "School Arithmetic" in a Practical Setting

Sylvia Scribner:
Organizing Knowledge at Work

Sylvia Scribner, Mary Gauvain, and Edward Fahrmeier:
Use of Spatial Knowledge in the Organization of Work

Sylvia Scribner:
Technical Note: Frequency Effect in Retrieval of Job-related Knowledge

Sylvia Scribner:
Toward a Model of Practical Thinking at Work

Volume 6, Number 3 July 1984

Michele Grossen and Anne-Nelly Perret- Clermont:
Some Elements of a Social Psychology of Operational Development of the Child

Vera John- Steiner:
Learning Styles Among Pueblo Children

Patricia G. Zukow:
Folk Theories of Comprehension and Caregiver Practices in a Rural Born Population in Central Mexico

A. Mirjami Koivukari:
Rote or Comprehension: Does a Teacher Get What S/he Wants?

Volume 6, Number 4 October 1984

Alberto Rosa, Esperanza Ochaita, Enrique Moreno, Emilio Fernandez, Mario Carretero,and Juan Pozo:
Cognitive Development in Blind Children: A Challenge to Piagetian Theory

Ronald Amerine and Jack Bilmes:
Following Instructions

Judy S. Deloache:
What's This? Maternal Questions in Joint Picture Book Reading with Toddlers

Kathryn Hu-Pei Au and Alice J. Kawakami:
A Conceptual Framework for Studying the Long-term Effects of Comprehension Instruction

Volume 7, Number 1 January 1985

R.P. McDermott:
Wisdom From the Periphery: Talk, Thought and Politics in the Ethnographic Theater of John Millington Synge

Gillian Dowley McNamee and Gail Harris- Schmidt:
Narration and Dramatization as a Basis for Remediation of Language Disorders

Rafael M. Diaz:
The Intellectual Power of Bilingualism

King Beach:
The Role of Memory in Learning to Become a Bartender: An Ethnographic/Experimental Approach

M. Celia Dibar Ure and Dominique Colinvaux:
New Results on the Reasoning of Unschooled Adults

Volume 7, Number 2 April 1985

Jonathan Tudge:
The Effect of Social Interaction on Cognitive Development: How Creative is Conflict

Laura M. W. Martin:
The Role of Social Interaction in Children's Problem Solving

Alessandro Duranti:
Famous Theories and Local Theories: The Samoans and Wittgenstein

Denis Newman:
Functional Environments for Microcomputers in Education

Barbara Hutson and Diane Thompson:
Moving Language Around on the Word Processor: Cognitive Operations Upon Language

Volume 7, Number 3 July 1985

Charles Crook:
Electronic Messaging and the Social Organization of Information

Sarah Michaels:
Classroom Processes and the Learning of Text Editing Commands

Concha Delgado- Gaitan and Henry T. Trueba:
Dilemma in the Socialization of Mexican-American Children: Sharing for Cooperation or Copying for Competition

Caroline Zinsser:
For the Bible Tells Me So: Teaching Children in a Fundamentalist Church

Sandra Josephs Hoffman:
Play and the Acquisition of Literacy

Volume 7, Number 4 October 1985

John A. Lucy:
The Historical Relativity of the Linguistic Relativity Hypothesis

Rene Van Der Veer:
The Cultural-Historical Approach in Psychology: A Research Program?

Phyllis Scheider, John Hyland, and Ronald Gallimore:
The Zone of Proximal Development in Eighth Grade Social Studies

David F. Lancy, Herb Cohen, Barbara Evans, Nancy Levine, and Mary Lou Nevin:
Using the Joystick as a Tool to PromotevIntellectual Growth and Social Interaction

Anne E. Cunningham and Scott G. Paris:
The Origins of Computer Literacy

Billy Vaughn:
Computer Networks and Education

Volume 8, Number 1 January 1986

Mogens Trolle Larsen:
Writing on Clay from Pictograph to Alphabet

Karen Schousboe:
Panis El Circensen-Orality and Visuality in Medieval Denmark

Minna Skafte Jensen:
Types and Versions in Ballad Tradition: The Oral Poet's Use of the Potentialities of Variation

Yrjö Engestrom:
The Zone of Proximal Development as the Basic Category of Educational Psychology

Volume 8, Number 2 April 1986

Edwin Hutchins:
Mediation and Automatization

Mariane Hedegaard:
Two Approaches to Thinking and Knowledge Acquisition

Alessandro Duranti:
Framing Discourse in a New Medium: Openings in Electronic Mail

Tom Humphries:
Planning and Evaluating Culturally Sensitive Post-Secondary Educational Programs for Deaf

Volume 8, Number 3 July 1986

Derek Edwards and David Middleton:
Conversation with Bartlett

Rafael Diaz:
The Union of Thought and Language in Children's Private Speech

Joan B. McLane and James V. Wertsch:
Child-Child and Adult- Child Interaction: A Vygotskian Study of Dyadic Problem Systems

James L. Heap:
Achieving Displays of Computer Literacy: Unfolding Cunningham and Paris' Findings

Alison Fuller:
Review Article: Literacy in Theory and Practice by Brian Street

Catherine Ann Cameron:
Work-In-Progress: Grandmothers, Teachers and Little Girls

Volume 8, Number 4 October 1986

Norris Minick:
The Early History of the Vygotskian School: The Relationship between Mind and Activity

Cynthia Klingeler:
The Self-Regulatory Speech of Children in an Additive Bilingual Situation

Mary E. Brandt:
When Can We Believe our Data on Children? The Importance of Being There

Terry Chadsey:
Mixed Ability Grouping for Reading Instruction: An Alternative to Traditional Practice

Volume 9, Number 1 January 1987

David Middleton:
Some Issues and Approaches

Michael Schudson:
Preservation of the Past in Mental

John Shotter:
Remembering and Forgetting as Social Institutions

James Wertsch:
Collective Memory: Issues from a Socio-historical Perspective

David Middleton:
Dance to the Music: Conversational Remembering and Joint Activity in Learning an English Morris Dance

Derek Edwards:
Educational Knowledge and Collective Memory

Marguerite Waller:
Commemoration: Making Family History as a Family Event

Collecting Children's Comments on Computers

Volume 9, Number 2 April 1987

Esther Goody:
Why Must Might be Right? Observations on Sexual Herrschaft

Raija-Leena Punamaki:
Psychological Stress Responses of Palestinian Mothers and Their Children in Conditions of Military Occupation and Political Violence

Eliott R. Mordkowitz and Herbert P. Ginsburg:
Early Academic Socialization of Successful Asian-American College Students A New Series of Papers in Pragmatics

Volume 9, Number 3 July 1987

Sylvia Scribner:
On Reading Vygotsky

Lia Di Bello and Felice Orlich:
How Vygotsky's Notion of "Scientific Concept" May Inform Contemporary Studies of Theory Development

Elena Levy:
A Vygotskian Perspective on Discourse: From Complex to Concept

Armonit Roter:
The Concept of Consciousness: Vygotsky's Contribution

Sheila J. White:
Lost for Words: A Vygotskian Perspective on the Developing Use of Words by Hearing-Impaired Children

Katherine Nelson:

Middleton, D., Edwards, D. Facing the Future in Development/Reflections on the Zone of Proximal Development

M. Cole, H. Gardner, Y. Sayeki: Arts and Cognition

Volume 9, Number 4 October 1987

David W. Jardine and Griffith A.V. Morgan:
Analogical Thinking in Young Children and the Use of Logico-Mathematical Knowledge as a Paradigm in Jean Piaget's Genetic Epistemology

Noel Capon, Deanna Kuhn, and Mario Carretero:
Shopping Styles and Skills: Everyday Cognition in a "Noncognitive Task"

Miriam Wolters, Coen Fischer, and Johan Zuidema:
Balanced Measurement of Cognitive Development: A Discussion on Methodological Problems with the Balance Scale

Giyoo Hatano and Kayoko Inagaki:
Everyday Biology and School Biology: How do they Interact?

Volume 10, Number 1 January 1988

Analucia Schliemann:
Understanding the Combinatorial System: Development, School Learning, and Everyday Experience

Edwin Farrell:
The Formal Thinkers Among Us

Takito Totsuka and Naomi Miyake:
Computer as a Tool for Children's Exploration of Nature

Steven Pulos and Sarah Fisher:
The Child's Understanding of Computers

Yrjö Engestrom:
Reconstructing Work as an Object of Research

D. Holland & N. Quinn (Eds.), Cultural Models in Language and Thought, by Michael Cole

Volume 10, Number 2 April 1988

David Bakhurst:
Activity, Consciousness and Communication

Berthel Sutter and Bengt Grensjo:
Explorative Learning in the School? Experiences of Local Historical Research by Pupils

Yrjö Engestrom and Timo Kallinen:
Theatre as a Model System for Learning to Create

New Society and Journal

Volume 10, Number 3 July 1988

David Barton:
Exploring the Historical Basis of Contemporary Literacy

Frederick Verdonik, Valerie Flapan, Cynthia Schmit, and Jill Weinstock:
The Role of Power Relationships in Children's Cognition: Its Significance for Research on Cognitive Development

Karsten Hundeide:
Metacontracts for Situational Definitions and for Presentation of Cognitive Skills

Vicki Hanson and Carol Padden:
The Use of Videodisc Interactive Technology for bilingual Instruction in American Sign Language and English

Volume 10, Number 4 October 1988

John A. Lucy:
The Role of Language in the Development of Representation: A Comparison of the View of Piaget and Vygotsky

Suzanne Gaskins and Artin Goncu:
Children's Play as Representation and Imagination: The Case of Piaget and Vygotsky

Saba Ayman- Nolley:
Piaget and Vygotsky on Creativity

Terrance Brown:
Why Vygotsky? The Role of Social Interaction in Constructing Knowledge

Volume 11, Numbers 1 & 2 January/April 1989

Terezinha Nunes Carraher and Meira L. De Lemos:
Learning Computer Languages and Concepts

Herbert P. Ginsburg:
The Role of the Personal in Intellectual Development

Giyoo Hatano:
Two Micro-worlds of Computations: How are they Related

Geoffrey B. Saxe:
Selling Candy: A Study of Cognition in Context

Gerard Vergnaud:
A Content-Oriented Approach to Research on the Learning of Mathematics and Natural Language

Jorg Voight:
The Social Constitution of the Mathematics Province-A Micro-ethnographical Study in Classroom Interaction

P.E. Bryant:
Unevenness in Mathematical and Cognitive Development: A Discussion of the Five Papers

Derek Edwards:
The Pleasure and Pain of Mathematics: On Walkerdine's the Mastery of Reason

Volume 11, Number 3 July, 1989

A. V. Belyaeva and Michael Cole:
Computer-mediated Joint Activity in the Service of Human Development: An Overview

A.V. Belyaeva, M.E. Koshelyuk, Michael Cole and P. Griffin:
Figurative and Metaphorical Components in the Process of Denominating the New Technological Milieu

A.V. Belyaeva, M.E. Koshelyuk, A.N. Kharitonov, P. Griffin, M. Cole, A. Scott, and R. Smeaton:
The Heuristic Function of Metaphor and Issues in the Use of the Electronic Wizard

D. Edwards:
Phase Transformations as Discursively Occasioned Phenomena

Volume 11, Number 4 October 1989

Colleen M. Seifert and Edwin L. Hutchins:
Learning Within a Distributed System

Ageliki Nicolopoulou:
The Invention of Writing and the Development of Numerical Concepts in Sumeria: Some Implications for Psychology

Rene Van Der Veer:
Overcoming Dualism in Psychology: Vygotsky's Analysis of Theories of Emotion

Arthur Still and Alan Costall:
Mutual Elimination of Dualism in Vygotsky and Gibson

Liliana Landolfi:
Explanation as Joint Activity

Kayoko Inagaki:
Questioning the Acquisition of Knowledge in Japan

Volume 12, Number 1 January 1990

Bernd Krewer and Gustav Jahoda:
On the Scope of Lazarus and Steinthal's "Volkerpsychologic" as Reflected in the Zeitschrift fur Volkerpsychologic und Sprachwissenschaft (1860-1890)

Erich Stern:
Problems of Cultural Psychology

Bernd Krewer:
Psyche and Culture-Can a Culture-Free Psychology Take into Account the Essential Features of the Species "Homo Sapiens"?

Lutz H. Eckensberger:
From Cross-Cultural Psychology to Cultural Psychology

Volume 12, Number 2 April 1990

Mary E. Brandt:
Getting Social About Critical Thinking: Power and Constraints of Apprenticeship

Ann Shea Bayer:
University Students as Apprentice Thinkers

Suzanne E. Jacobs:
Scaffolding Children's Consciousness as Thinkers

Alison K. Adams:
Classifier as Apprentice

Paula Levin:
Culturally Contextualized Apprenticeship: Teaching and Learning through Helping in Hawaiian Families

Karen Ann Watson- Gegeo:
The Social Transfer of Cognitive Skills in Kwara'ae

Sylvia Scribner:
Reflections on a Model

Volume 12, Number 3 July, 1990

Robert Serpell:
Introduction; The Reflexive Triangle; Three Cultural Constraints on Psychological Theory; The Emic-Etic Formulation; Competence and Self-Image in the Understanding of Behavior; Models, Analogies, and Metaphors

Volume 12, Number 4 October, 1990

Bonnie E. Litowitz:
Just Say No: Responsibility and Resistance

Michael Glassman:
Self, Other and Society: A Vygotskian View of Creativity

Aksel Mortensen:
Culture and Micro-cosmos of Individuals: The Idiosyncratic Room of the Person

Mariane Hedegaard and Seth Chaiklin:
Review Article: Davydov, V.V., Problems of Developmental Theoretical and Experimental Psychological Research

Volume 13, Number 1 January, 1991

Juan C. Guerra:
The Role of Ethnography in the Reconceptualization of Literacy

Lucinda Pease- Alvarez:
Oral Contexts for Literacy Development in a Mexican Immigrant Community

Olga A. Vasquez:
Reading the World in a Multicultural

Martha Allexsaht- Snider:
Family Literacy in a Spanish-Speaking Context: Joint Construction of Meaning

Ralph Cintron:
Reading and Writing Graffiti: A Reading

Concha Delgado- Gaitan:
Discussants' Comments on Preceding Papers

Ricardo D. Stanton-Salazar: The Impact of Social and Information Networks on the Schooling Experiences and Life-Chances of Mexican-Origin High School Youth

Volume 13, Number 2 April, 1991

Diane E. Beals:
Stories from the Classroom: Rate of Response to Personal Event Narratives Told by Beginning Teachers

Adam Rutland:
The Zone of Proximal Development: A Mutual Construction of Meaning Between Adults and Children With a Learning Difficulty

Jean Brockmeier:
The Construction of Time, Language, and Self

Volume 13, Number 3 July, 1991

Judith A. Becker and Jacqueline J. Goodnow:
"What's the Magic Word?" "Were You Born in a Tent?"- The Challenge of Accounting for Parents' Use of Indirect Forms of Speech with Children

Mary Gauvain and Terri De Ment:
The Role of Shared Social History in Parent-Child Cognitive Activity

L. C. Moll (Ed.), Vygotsky and Education

Yrjö Engestrom:
A Legacy in Transition

Steven A. Gelb:
Street Level and Trickle-Down Psychology

Roger Saljo:
Vygotskian Lessons

Michael Cole. H. Drummon's, "The Ascent of Man"

Volume 13, Number 4 October 1991

Pentti Hakkarainen:
Joint Construction of the Object of Educational Work in Kindergarten

Yrjö Engestrom, Katherine Brown, L. Carol Chistopher, and Judith Gregory:
Coordination, Cooperation and Communication in the Courts: Expansive Transitions in Legal Work

Jaakko Virkkunen:
Toward Transforming Structures of Communication in Work: The Case of Finnish Labor Protection Inspectors

Volume 14, Number 1 January, 1992

Matthew Edgeworth:
Analogy as Practical Reason: The Perception of Objects in Archaeological Practice

Eric Axel:
One Developmental Line in European Activity Theories

Stig Brogstrom:
Quick Response: An Ethnographic Analysis of a Drama-Game in a Danish Preschool

Phil Agre:
Formalization as a Social Project

Volume 14, Number 2 April 1992

Suzanne Gaskins and Artin Goncu:
Cultural Variation in Play: A Challenge to Piaget and Vygotsky

James V. Wertsch and Jennifer A. Bivens:
The Social Origins of Individual Mental Functioning: Alternatives and Perspectives

Brian Coyle:
Oral Tradition, Visual Media, and Information Transfer in an African Development

Andrei Brushlinksy:

Alexandra Belyaeva. Scholarly Networking

Volume 14, Number 3 July, 1992

Frank Kessel:
Children's Lives, Stories, and Literacy: The Teacher-as-Researcher

Vivian Gussin Paley:
Waking Up and Finding Myself in a Classroom

Gillian Dowley McNamee:
Vivian Paley's Ideas at Work in Head Start

Judith Wells Lindfors:
Wally's Stories: A Challenge to Conventional Wisdom

Carol Feldman:
On Reading Paley


Michael Cole: The Learning Gap, by H. W. Stevenson and J. W. Stigler

Volume 14, Number 4 October, 1992

Sylvia Scribner:
The Cognitive Consequences of Literacy

Sylvia Scribner:
Mind in Action: A Functional Approach to Thinking

Philip E. Agre, Ray MC Dermott, King Beach, David Middleton, Courtney B. Cazden, Luis C. Moll, Lia Di Bello, Katherine Nelson, Yrjö Engeström, Terezinha Nunes, Joseph Glicl, David Olson, Patricia Greenfield, Stephen Reder, Giyoo Hatano, Roger Saljo, Mariane Hedegaard, Yutaka Sayeki, William Hirst, Ethel Tobach, Vera John- Steiner, James Wertsch, Jean Lave, Elena Zazanis, Laura M. W. Martin, Michael Cole

Volume 15, Number 1 January, 1993

Ernest E. Boesch:
The Sound of the Violin

Roderick J. Lawrence:
Reinterpretation of Cognitive, Institutional, and Material Structure in an Integrative Historical Perspective

Urs Fuhrer:
Living in Our Own Footprints-and in Those of Others: Cultivation as Transaction

Jurg Wassman:
When Actions Speak Louder Than Words: The Classification of Food Among the Yupno of Papua New Guinea

Jessica B. Kindred:
Comments: Sylvia Scribner as a Methodologist

Paolo Sorzio:
Manifold Rationalities. On Reading Sylvia Scribner's Works

Volume 15, Number 2 April, 1993

Farida A. Khan:
Cognitive Organization and Work Activity: A Study of Carpet Weavers in Kashmir

Naoki Ueno, and Norifumi Arimoto:
Learning Physics by Expanding the Metacontext of Phenomena

Yasuko Minoura:
Culture and Personality Reconsidered: Theory Building from Cases of Japanese Children Returning from the United States

Jonathan Tudge, Sarah Putnam, and Judy Sidden:
Preschoolers' Activities in Socio-Cultural Context

Volume 15, Number 3 July 1993

Alfred Lang:
Non-Cartesian Artefacts in Dwelling Activities: Steps Towards a Semiotic Ecology

Janikas Hand Clapping Games: Rhythmic Recordings of Girlhood Socialization

Osmo Saarelma:
Descriptions of Subjective Networks as a Mediator of Developmental Dialogue

Volume 15, Number 4 October 1993

Stephen Reder:
Watching Flowers Grow: Polycontextuality and Heterochronicity at Work

Patricia Sachs:
Shadows in the Soup: Conceptions of Work and the Nature of Evidence

Alan McAllister:
To Capture a Process: Hierarchical-Sequential Representatives of a Computer-Based Activity