xxi, 367 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 329-357) and indexes.
Formatted Contents Note
Editors' introduction Activity theory between historical engagement and future-making practice / Annalisa Sannino, Harry Daniels, and Kris Gutiérrez Units of analysis Cultural-historical activity theory and organization studies / Frank Blackler Uses of activity theory in written communication research / David R. Russell On the inclusion of emotions, identity, and ethico-moral dimensions of actions / Wolff-Michael Roth Mediation and discourse Mediation as a means of collective activity / Vladislav A. Lektorsky Digital technology and mediation : a challenge to activity theory / Georg Rückriem Contextualizing social dilemmas in institutional practices : negotiating objects of activity in labour market organizations / Åsa Mäkitalo and Roger Säljö Expansive learning and development The concept of development in cultural-historical activity theory : vertical and horizontal / Michael Cole and Natalia Gajdamashko Two theories of organizational knowledge creation / Jaakko Virkkunen Contradictions of high-technology capitalism and the emergence of new forms of work / Reijo Miettinen Spinozic reconsiderations of the concept of activity : politico-affective process and discursive practice in the transitive learning / Shuta Kagawa and Yuji Moro Subjectivity, agency, and community From the systemic to the relational : relational agency and activity theory / Anne Edwards Expansive agency in multi-activity collaboration / Katsuhiro Yamazumi The communicative construction of community : authority and organizing / James R. Taylor Research leadership : productive research communities and the integration of research fellows / Sten Ludvigsen and Turi Øwre Digernes Interventions Who is acting in an activity system? / Ritva Engeström Past experiences and recent challenges in participatory design research / Susanne Bødker Clinic of activity : the dialogue as instrument / Yves Clot The future of activity theory : a rough draft / Yrjö Engeström.