Voices of the Mind
A Sociocultural Approach
to Mediated Action

James V. Wertsch


HARVESTER WHEATSHEAF: London . Sydney . Singapore

Copyright 1991 James V. Wertsch

ISBN 0-7450-1008-3
ISBN 0-7450-1009-1 pbk


Contents

	Introduction

1 Prerequisites 6

2 A Sociocultural Approach to Mind 18

3 Beyond Vygotsky: Bakhtin's Contribution 46

4 The Multivoicedness of Meaning 67

5 The Heterogeneity of Voices 93

6 Sociocultural Setting, Social Languages, and Mediated Action 119

References 149

Name Index 163

Subject Index 167