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Larry, I also was thinking that visibility, in other EM/CA studies also as instructability, speaks to change. A
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From: xmca-l-bounces@mailman.ucsd.edu <xmca-l-bounces@mailman.ucsd.edu> on behalf of Larry Purss <lpscholar2@gmail.com>
Sent: 02 June 2017 01:44
To: eXtended Mind, Culture, Activity
Subject: [Xmca-l] Re: xmca new discussion started

Martin,
This sentence,
“Creating and sustaining order always requires change”
And therefore makes visible change as the norm
Seems to be pregnant with an evocative enacting of possibility for novel kinds of social fabric[continuing with the weaving theme]

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From: Alfredo Jornet Gil
Sent: June 1, 2017 4:18 PM
To: eXtended Mind, Culture, Activity
Subject: [Xmca-l] Re: xmca new discussion started

Yes, I agree with what you say. I guess I used the word change where I meant development. So I am going to change my question:

What do and could do researchers concerned with development (social, personal) with EM.

You recently shared with us a beautiful book on the topic of development. How does EM feature in it?
Alfredo
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From: xmca-l-bounces@mailman.ucsd.edu <xmca-l-bounces@mailman.ucsd.edu> on behalf of Martin John Packer <mpacker@uniandes.edu.co>
Sent: 02 June 2017 00:40
To: eXtended Mind, Culture, Activity
Subject: [Xmca-l] Re: xmca new discussion started

Hi Alfredo,

I’ve always thought that EM deals very well with change, because it does not treat stasis as the norm. EM is the study of the methods that people (actants) employ to create and sustain order, various kinds of order. Creating and sustaining order always requires change.

Martin



On Jun 1, 2017, at 5:24 PM, Alfredo Jornet Gil <a.j.gil@iped.uio.no<mailto:a.j.gil@iped.uio.no>> wrote:

I personally find ethnomethodology EM fascinating and a powerful approach to stick the realities of social life; but I always wondered what does EM do with questions of change.