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Cultural-Historical Psychology

Publisher: Moscow State University of Psychology and Education

ISSN (printed version): 1816-5435

ISSN (online): 2224-8935


License: CC BY-NC 4.0

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Understanding A.N. Leontiev's Activity Theory: Y. Engestrom and His Works 1155

Kotliar I.A.
PhD in Psychology, Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, Dubna State University Research Associate, Center of Applied Psychological and Pedagogical Studies, Moscow State University of Psychology & Education, Dubna, Russia

Vinogradova E.M.
Postgraduate student at the International Department of Cultural-Historical Psychology at the Moscow State University of Psychology and Education, Moscow, Russia

This material precedes the article by D. Bakhurst «On the Evolution of Activity Theory» dedicated to activity theory development in Russia and abroad and introduces the reader to Yrjo Engestrom's views on activity approach and its application to developmental studies of work. This paper gives a short biography of Y. Engestrom and a list of his main publications.

Keywords: activity theory, Y. Engestrom, organizational psychology, mediacy, cultural-historical theory

Column: Discussions And Discourses

For Reference

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  2. Engestrom Y. On the Reception and Development of
  3. Activity Theory in Scandinavia // Proceedings of the 1st International Congress on Activity Theory. Berlin, 1988.
  4. Kratkaya biografiya I. Engestrema (material s saita
  5. Rubcov A.V. Organizacionno-psihologicheskie osnovy razrabotki novyh produktov. Voronezh, 2002.
  6. Talyzina N.F. Pervyi mezhdunarodnyi kongress po teorii deyatel'nosti // Voprosy psihologii. 1987. № 2.

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