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Making music or playing instruments: secondary students’ use of cultural tools in aural- and notation-based instrumental learning and teaching

Cecilia Hultberg

in A Cultural Psychology of Music Education

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199214389
eISBN:
9780191594779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199214389.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Music Psychology

This chapter discusses students' ways of using cultural tools in aural-based and notation-based instrumental music lessons. It examines two teachers' ways of working — one in a notation-based music ... More


Marketing Death: Culture and the Making of a Life Insurance Market in China

Cheris Shun-ching Chan

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195394078
eISBN:
9780199951154
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195394078.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

Based on an extensive ethnography of the emergence of commercial life insurance in China, this book examines how culture impacts economic practice. It details how a Chinese life insurance market is ... More


How Culture Matters: Culture, Market, and Globalization

Cheris Shun-ching Chan

in Marketing Death: Culture and the Making of a Life Insurance Market in China

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195394078
eISBN:
9780199951154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195394078.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This concluding chapter includes three parts. First, it addresses the questions raised in the Introduction. It elaborates how, on the one hand, Chinese concepts of life and death as shared ideas and ... More


Epilogue

James V. Wertsch

in Mind as Action

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195117530
eISBN:
9780199846917
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195117530.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Throughout the analysis of mediated action it has been emphasized that cultural tools do not mechanistically determine an agent's action. Cultural tools, such as mediated action and mediational ... More


Properties of Mediated Action

James V. Wertsch

in Mind as Action

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195117530
eISBN:
9780199846917
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195117530.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

The original formulation of sociocultural analysis is revised in this chapter. The task of a sociocultural approach is to explicate the relationships between human action, and the cultural, ... More


Introduction

Cheris Shun-ching Chan

in Marketing Death: Culture and the Making of a Life Insurance Market in China

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195394078
eISBN:
9780199951154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195394078.003.0000
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

The life insurance business has been growing rapidly in China in recent years, despite complaints by insurance sales agents about the local public’s resistance to discussing death or misfortune. This ... More


Characteristics of Successful Professors and Diversity Courses

George Yancey

in Neither Jew Nor Gentile: Exploring Issues of Racial Diversity on Protestant College Campuses

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199735433
eISBN:
9780199866267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199735433.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Since what students say about professors of color and diversity courses was so critical to shaping the campus’s racial atmosphere, this chapter looks more deeply at it. The process by which these ... More


Appropriation and Resistance

James V. Wertsch

in Mind as Action

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195117530
eISBN:
9780199846917
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195117530.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter looks at a set of metaphors mainly in connection with written and spoken texts. This means that when considering the issue of whether one is operating in one's own or another's space, ... More


Narrative as a Cultural Tool for Representing the Past

James V. Wertsch

in Mind as Action

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195117530
eISBN:
9780199846917
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195117530.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter examines how a particular set of cultural tools—those involving language—shape mediated action in particular ways. The general claims that have been made about mediated action are ... More


Mediated Action in Social Space

James V. Wertsch

in Mind as Action

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195117530
eISBN:
9780199846917
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195117530.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

The distinction between social, interactional, and individual processes examined here is based on Vygotsky's account of “intermental” and “intramental” functioning. Some recent studies go beyond ... More


Human Intelligence

Ken Richardson

in Genes, Brains, and Human Potential: The Science and Ideology of Intelligence

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231178426
eISBN:
9780231543767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231178426.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

Chapter 9 describes the importance of such new perspectives for understanding human evolution. A review of recent literature indicates how humans evolved as socially cooperative animals, resulting in ... More


The Satanic Reformation: How TST Is Changing the Way We Talk About Satanism

Joseph P. Laycock

in Speak of the Devil: How The Satanic Temple is Changing the Way We Talk about Religion

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190948498
eISBN:
9780190948528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190948498.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Religious Studies

Members of The Satanic Temple have presented themselves as “nice” Satanists who advance the values of compassion and social justice. This move has earned them scorn from some more traditional Satanic ... More


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