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[Xmca-l] Re: Margaret Archer



The book looks interesting. here is a review for a closer glimpse.
mike

On Wed, Feb 11, 2015 at 8:18 PM, mike cole <mcole@ucsd.edu> wrote:

> Sounds interesting, thanks for pointing to Archer's work.
> mike
>
> On Wed, Feb 11, 2015 at 7:45 PM, Dr. Paul C. Mocombe <
> pmocombe@mocombeian.com> wrote:
>
>> I have andy...her work is a critique of anthony giddens'
>> structurationists praxis theory.  Giddens attempts to resolve the structure
>> agency problematic through his notion of duality.  Giddens argues that
>> consciousness and social structure is a duality, the internalization of a
>> social structure as recursively organized and reproduced as a social
>> actor's practical consciousness.  Margaret archer takes Giddens ' s
>> structure-agency issue in another direction by demonstrating the linkage
>> between agency and culture as proposed by activity theorists.  So for
>> archer, structure, culture, and agency can be distinguished for analytic
>> purposes, although they are intertwined in social life.
>>
>> See her work (1988),
>>
>> Culture and agency: the place of culture in social theory
>>
>>
>> Dr. Paul C. Mocombe
>> President
>> The Mocombeian Foundation, Inc.
>> www.mocombeian.com
>> www.readingroomcurriculum.com
>> www.paulcmocombe.info
>>
>> <div>-------- Original message --------</div><div>From: Andy Blunden <
>> ablunden@mira.net> </div><div>Date:02/11/2015  10:12 PM  (GMT-05:00)
>> </div><div>To: "eXtended Mind, Culture, Activity" <
>> xmca-l@mailman.ucsd.edu> </div><div>Subject: [Xmca-l]  Margaret Archer
>> </div><div>
>> </div>Is there anyone on line who has read Margaret Archer and can give
>> me an
>> opinion on how her ideas fit with Vygotsky and Activity Theory and how
>> her social theory stacks up?
>> Andy
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>> *Andy Blunden*
>> http://home.pacific.net.au/~andy/
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>>
>>
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> It is the dilemma of psychology to deal as a natural science with an
> object that creates history. Ernst Boesch.
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It is the dilemma of psychology to deal as a natural science with an object
that creates history. Ernst Boesch.

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