The Challenges of Claiming a Vygotskian Perspective

  • Peter Smagorinsky
Part of the Practice of Research Method book series (PRM, volume 2)


Claiming Vygotsky as a theoretical source has become a common practice in much recent scholarship on teaching and learning. Doing so, however, is problematic given the reliance of most non-Russians on translated versions of Vygotsky and given the different ways people have found to appropriate what appears in both the original Russian versions and in the translations.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter Smagorinsky
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  1. 1.The University of GeorgiaAthensUSA

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