Collaborative Projects: An Interdisciplinary Study (Studies in Critical Social Sciences #66) (Paperback)

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By Andy Blunden (Editor)
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Collaborative projects: ? An Interdisciplinary Study presents research in disciplines ranging from Education, Psychotherapy and Social Work to Literacy and anti-poverty Project Management to Social Movement studies and Political Science. All the contributions are unified by use of the concept of 'project'. 'Project' is 'leading activity' for Child Development, while 'life project' may play a crucial role in personal development and Psychotherapy; the social fabric of a community can be understood as woven from projects which may be sustained by NGOs, or develop from social movements to institutions.

By giving concrete content to the concept of 'project' in each domain of research, this ground-breaking work opens the prospect of a genuinely interdisciplinary human science.

Contributors are: Igor Arievitch, Michael Arnold, Lynn Beaton, William Blanton, Andy Blunden, Michael Cole, Brecht De Smet, Natalia Gajdamaschko, Virginia Gordon, Manfred Holodynski, Naja Berg Hougaard, Vera John-Steiner, Elena Kravtsova, Gennadiy Kravtsov, Ron Lubensky, Morten Nissen, Jennifer Power, Mike Rifino, Keiko Matsuura, Francisco Medina, Anna Stetsenko, Greg Thompson, Chiel van der Veen, Eduardo Vianna, Lynne Wolbert, and Helena Worthen.

About the Author

Andy Blunden, is an independent scholar in Melbourne, Australia, an editor of Mind, Culture, and Activity, and author of An Interdisciplinary Theory of Activity and Concepts. A Critical Approach published by Haymarket Books.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781608464906
ISBN-10: 1608464903
Publisher: Haymarket Books
Publication Date: March 1st, 2016
Pages: 410
Language: English
Series: Studies in Critical Social Sciences