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[Xmca-l] Re: Community Psychology
I forgot about Inglod, Larry. Of course!
Can you pick out a parallel passage from his work.
The rope metaphor also has an interesting affinity to the use of the
pathways metaphor to describe ontogenetic development.
On Wed, Mar 23, 2016 at 8:09 AM, Lplarry <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> This book seems to be focused specifically on the theme of the discussion
> as it is unfolding.
> Ingold's metaphor of rope as particular lines of carrying on together I
> read as questioning another metaphor of *totality* which carries on with
> notions of parts and wholes that articulate together or joint together into
> a context of totality.
> The existence of these parts that exist as substance which joint together
> The rope metaphor is challenging this nice packaged *totality* metaphor
> where the parts fit together or are articulated with nothing left out.
> Your question asking what exists as excess beyond the boundary marking
> (naming) of activity setting may be reflected upon as parts or lines of
> Parts carrying on or travelling within totality/wholes
> Lines carrying on within ropes
> -----Original Message-----
> From: "mike cole" <email@example.com>
> Sent: 2016-03-21 12:22 PM
> To: "eXtended Mind, Culture, Activity" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Subject: [Xmca-l] Re: Community Psychology
> Trying to follow through on each of the concepts, Cliff.
> In this connection, I notice that you use the term "activity setting" which
> you attribute to Vygotsky. The book I took the McDermott materials from is
> called "Understanding Practice: Perspectives on activity and context. In
> that book, in the discussions among authors, Engestrom is led to declare
> that "the activity is the context."
> So my mind is spinning around what an activity setting might refer to over
> and above "activity." And then there is the question of how your use of the
> term context and the word setting relate to each other. And all of this is
> presumably closely linked to the discussion on text/context.
> Interesting to revisit old topics from new perspectives.
> On Sun, Mar 20, 2016 at 11:55 AM, Cliff O'Donnell <email@example.com>
> > Thanks, Mike. Attached is the manuscript for my 2012 article with Roland.
> > In it we discuss how we are using the concepts of context, culture, and
> > intersubjectivity.
> > Note that context is expressed in one of the goals of community
> > by its professional organization,
> > the Society for Community Research and Action (SCRA):
> > ‘'to promote theory development and research that increases
> > our understanding of human behavior in context’'
> > (SCRA 2010 )."
> > After discussing the many meanings of culture, we used the definition as
> > the "shared meanings of people, developed through their history
> > and activities." Also in our discussion of intersubjectivity, we noted
> > "intersubjectivity does not imply uniformity. Diversity may be a shared
> > value,
> > agreement about process may allow frequent conflict, and there will
> > be differences among people in their skills, thoughts, experience, and
> > emotions. In
> > addition, activity settings are dynamic; their characteristics are in
> > and, therefore, the intersubjectivity of their participants change over
> > time (O’Donnell et al.
> > 1993, p. 507)."
> > Cliff
> > On Mar 20, 2016, at 8:26 AM, mike cole wrote:
> > Alfredo's comments sent me looking for background material on the CC side
> >> of Roland and Cliff's article.
> >> There is an article by Seymour as part of a special issue of MCA a while
> >> ago. It seems not to have attraced the notice it deserves.Attached.
> >> Also attached is a recent summary of Community Psychology and
> >> research which seemed like promising background and perhaps a source of
> >> additional ideas, since intervention is what so many us do
> >> Myself, I have been thinking about why Roland and Cliff identified
> >> secondary intersubjectivity as a key common principle.
> >> mike
> >> --
> >> It is the dilemma of psychology to deal as a natural science with an
> >> object
> >> that creates history. Ernst Boesch
> >> <Revisiting the Creating of Settings.pdf><communitypsych.pdf>
> It is the dilemma of psychology to deal as a natural science with an object
> that creates history. Ernst Boesch
It is the dilemma of psychology to deal as a natural science with an object
that creates history. Ernst Boesch