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This thoroughly updated third edition provides students with an accessible overview of Vygotsky’s work, combining reprints of key journal and text articles with rich editorial commentary, based on newly discovered archival material. Retaining a multi-disciplinary theme, it begins with a review of current interpretations of Vygotksy’s original work. It goes on to trace recent developments through CHAT, sociocultural theory, distributed cognition and situated work before examining current theoretical developments and empirical applications in teaching and learning. It will be essential reading for Vygotskian students in developmental psychology, education and social sciences.