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[Xmca-l] Re: About 「hope 」 in socio-cultural research



To add to the suggestions-- I recommend that you find a copy of "The
Principle of Hope" by Maurice Bloch. Parts of it are at marxists.org but
a reading of the whole would be worth everyone's while.
mike


On Sun, Aug 24, 2014 at 7:55 PM, Zavala, Miguel <
mizavala@exchange.fullerton.edu> wrote:

> Jing Jing,
>
> I recommend looking at the work of Paulo Freire.  There are
> cultural-historical strands in his work, in particular the grounding in
> Historical Materialism.
>
> You also might want to look at how hope is mediated and how it mediates
> other processes.  One thing I've been looking at is how hope is generated
> in and through the very experience of marginalization / oppression. The
> experience of marginalization / oppression, when we 'take a distance' from
> it (I.e. Reflect critically) becomes a resource for transforming that very
> marginalization / oppression.
>
> I think hope is also found in the quiet corners of mediation, always
> present, the distance between 'subject' and 'object' opening horizons of
> possibility for learning and development.  Without getting to obscure
> here, hope is mediation.
>
> Miguel
>
>
>
> On 8/24/14 2:55 PM, "Ed Wall" <ewall@umich.edu> wrote:
>
> >JingJing
> >
> >     Paul Ricoeur's work can be mined for a take on hope. His notion
> >involves expectation and anticipation. For instance,  "hope is the
> >dynamism of desire projecting its own realization";  and "hope is a
> >deep-seated human trait, constitutive of human nature itself." I (and I
> >am sure he doesn't either) think of this as cognitive, but I don't think
> >he necessarily thinks of this as entirely socio-cultural either. Anyway,
> >Huskey has written a book pulling his thoughts on this topic together:
> >'Paul Riceour on Hope.'
> >
> >Ed Wall
> >
> >On Aug 24, 2014, at  4:09 PM, Greg Thompson wrote:
> >
> >> JingJing,
> >> You should check out Lois Holzman's work (Vygotsky at Work and Play
> >>would
> >> be a very good place for you to start). She is working with a
> >>population in
> >> New York City that is roughly equivalent to the population that you are
> >> researching.
> >>
> >> I suspect that she might shy away from the word "hope" for fear that
> >>hope
> >> itself can be an empty thing (as in a palliative "false hope"). I think
> >>she
> >> would probably prefer to speak of something like "possibilities of
> >> becoming".  But I'd rather hear from her on this matter since I'm just
> >> making this up in the hope that she bring some of her wisdom to this
> >>thread.
> >>
> >> -greg
> >>
> >>
> >> On Sun, Aug 24, 2014 at 8:57 AM, 陳 晶晶 <chenjingjing007@hotmail.co.jp>
> >>wrote:
> >>
> >>> Dear XMAL community:
> >>> My name is Jingjing Chen, a graduate student of doctoral program  in
> >>> department of Psychology.I am sending this email to search for some
> >>>help.
> >>> I am interested in the development of hope among high school students
> >>> (especially whom is studying in a vocational high school , where most
> >>> students are from poor disadvantaged family in Japan.)Previous research
> >>> are more like viewing  hope as a cognitive and individual ingredient,
> >>> while I am trying to describe it using socio-cultural approach.
> >>> I am still looking for  more information about hope research, so any
> >>> published work about hope or any relational research will be very
> >>>helpful
> >>> for me.It will also be a great honor and pleasure if anyone can give me
> >>> suggestion about my project.
> >>> Thank you for your attention.All the best wishes.
> >>> sincerelyJingJing
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> -----------------------------------------------------------------
> >>>
> >>> JingJing Chen
> >>>
> >>> Doctoral Program in Psychology,
> >>>
> >>> Graduate School of Comprehensive Human
> >>> Sciences,
> >>>
> >>> University of Tsukuba
> >>>
> >>> E-mail:s1330355@u.tsukuba.ac.jp
> >>>
> >>> E-mail:chenjingjing007@hotmail.co.jp
> >>>
> >>> ------------------------------------------------------------------
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> --
> >> Gregory A. Thompson, Ph.D.
> >> Assistant Professor
> >> Department of Anthropology
> >> 882 Spencer W. Kimball Tower
> >> Brigham Young University
> >> Provo, UT 84602
> >> http://byu.academia.edu/GregoryThompson
> >
> >
>
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