A girl is introduced into an office where she plays the role of making the CEO happy through all of his wildest dreams. Luckily for her, this CEO is a stud! Unluckily, the first bit of roll playing he wants to do with her is have her wear a wedding dress. She imagined her first time in a white dress would be shown in front of someone she loved. As she's confused and saddened by wearing this dress, the CEO does things to excite her body in ways she could never imagine. Does this mean she may be falling in love with him? What other obscene costumes will they try next? You'll have to read Forbidden Colors to find out!
Author: Margaret E. Gredler
Publisher: Guilford Press
Release Date: 2008
Most educators are familiar with Lev Vygotsky's concept of the "zone of proximal development," yet the bulk of Vygotsky's pioneering theory of cognitive development largely remains unknown. This unique volume provides a systematic, authoritative overview of Vygotsky's work and its implications for educational research and practice. Major topics include how children develop higher-order thinking; the influences on cognitive development of teacher-student interactions, the family, and culture; and critical and stable periods in development from infancy through adolescence. Key concepts and research methods are explained in detail, and classroom examples and instructional suggestions are provided.
Author: Alex Kozulin
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Release Date: 1999
Genre: Biography & Autobiography
Alex Kozulin, translator of Vygotsky's work and distinguished Russian-American psychologist, has written the first major intellectual biography about Vygotsky's theories and their relationship to twentieth-century Russian and Western intellectual culture. In the last two decades, Vygotsky's theories have become highly influential while those of other theoretical giants have faded. Kozulin's biography of Vygotsky reflects many of the conflicts of twentieth-century psychology--from the early battles between introspectionists and reflexologists to the current argument concerning the cultural and social, rather than natural, construction of the human mind.
Author: Bert van Oers
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Release Date: 2008-03-03
The Transformation of Learning gives an overview of some significant advances of the cultural-historical activity theory, also known as CHAT in the educational domain. Developments are described with respect to both the theoretical framework and research. The book's main focus is on the evolution of the learning concept and school practices under the influence of cultural-historical activity theory. Activity theory has contributed to this transformation of views on learning, both conceptually and practically. It has provided us with a useful approach to the understanding of learning in cultural contexts.
The great Russian psychologist L. S. Vygotsky has long been recognized as a pioneer in developmental psychology. But his theory of development has never been well understood in the West. Mind in Society corrects much of this misunderstanding. Carefully edited by a group of outstanding Vygotsky scholars, the book presents a unique selection of Vygotsky's important essays.
Author: B. Baird
Release Date: 2012-01-30
Genre: Performing Arts
Hijikata Tatsumi's explosive 1959 debut Forbidden Colors sparked a new genre of performance in Japan - butoh: an art form of contrasts, by turns shocking and serene. Since then, though interest has grown exponentially, and people all over the world are drawn to butoh's ability to enact paradox and contradiction, audiences are less knowledgeable about the contributions and innovations of the founder of butoh. Hijikata Tatsumi and Butoh traces the rollicking history of the creation and initial maturation of butoh, and locates Hijikata's performances within the intellectual, cultural, and economic ferment of Japan from the sixties to the eighties.
Author: Lev Semenovich Vygotskiĭ
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
Release Date: 1997-03-31
A translation of Vygotsky's work allowing readers to engage with the psychologist as he reasons through his positions and develops them. Vygotsky is often reinterpreted and made simpler, but, as his work shows, the rambling of his prose also provides a historian with evidence of his evolving theoret