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Understanding Practice: Perspectives on Activity and Context (Learning in Doing: Social, Cognitive and Computational Perspectives) Paperback – 31 May 1996


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'Understanding Practice is an important contribution to the direction of the field. It has a cohesive theme that is timely in the direction of several disciplines, including psychology, anthropology and education.' Barbara Rogoff

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Forms a diverse and fascinating look at situated learning. A distinctive feature of the book is the wide range of theoretical and methodological approaches to the problem of understanding cognition in everyday settings.

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Seth Chaiklin and I initiated this project, but we discussed it with Steinar Kvale very early on and he has been our colleague and advisor on the project ever since. Read the first page
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Excellent contribution to critical studies and to activity theory 7 Sep 2013
By Karen Ann Watson-Gegeo, PhD, Anthropologist, UC Davis - Published on Amazon.com
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Chaiklin has expanded the previous work done by him, Lave and Wenger. An essential resource for scholars in anthropology and education.
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