Deconstructing Vygotsky’s victimization narrative

  title={Deconstructing Vygotsky’s victimization narrative},
  author={Jennifer Fraser and A. Yasnitsky},
  journal={History of the Human Sciences},
  pages={128 - 153}
  • Jennifer Fraser, A. Yasnitsky
  • Published 2015
  • Sociology
  • History of the Human Sciences
  • Although many facets of Lev Vygotsky’s life have drawn considerable attention from historians of science, perhaps the most popular feature of his personal narrative was that his work was actively chastised by the Stalinist government. Almost all contemporary references to Vygotsky’s personal history emphasize that from 1936 to 1956, it was forbidden to either discuss or disseminate any of Vygotsky’s works within the Soviet Union. Although this ‘Vygotsky ban’ is both widely acknowledged and… CONTINUE READING

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