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Interwoven explorations: Culture and mind (in context): Introduction to the special issue

  title={Interwoven explorations: Culture and mind (in context): Introduction to the special issue},
  author={Maria Cecilia Dedios-Sanguineti},
Cultural psychologists have produced a large body of evidence documenting the profound ways in which human cognition, development and behavior are shaped by culture. One of the critics to the cultural psychology approach has been that it underscores the role played by the context and the contextual constraints (i.e. resources, dispositions, systems of domination and control) in shaping social activities and behavior. In the light of this critic, it becomes relevant to ask; is it possible to put… 
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