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Knowledge in Context: Representations, Community and Culture

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This book explores the relationship between knowledge and context through a novel analysis of processes of representation. Sandra Jovchelovitch argues that representation, a social psychological construct relating self, other and object-world, is at the basis of all knowledge. Understanding its genesis and actualisation in individual and social life explains what ties ...more
Paperback, 211 pages
Published September 13th 2007 by Routledge (first published August 10th 2006)
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Roberto Gejman
Addresses a very narrow segment of the public

The author states that there are a variety of ways to know. Hers is clearly not mine. I made a sincere effort to understand and follow the book until close to its midpoint,but wasn't able to go on. I would prefer a more concrete way of describing the concepts and less repeating of them. I believe that the idea that representations are dependent on social factors is repeated dozens of times, again and again. Unfortunately, being that the case, no singl
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