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Product Description: Ever wondered what it would be like to be a street magician in Paris? A fish farmer in Norway? A costume designer in Bollywood? This playful and accessible look at different types of work around the world delivers a wealth of information and advice about a wide array of jobs and professions...read more
By Jean Lave (other contributor)

Hardcover:

9780801453939 | Ilr Pr, June 30, 2015, cover price $79.95 | About this edition: Ever wondered what it would be like to be a street magician in Paris?

Paperback:

9780801456855 | Ilr Pr, June 30, 2015, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Ever wondered what it would be like to be a street magician in Paris?

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Product Description: In this extended meditation, Jean Lave interweaves analysis of the process of apprenticeship among the Vai and Gola tailors of Liberia with reflections on the evolution of her research on those tailors in the late 1970s. In so doing, she provides both a detailed account of her apprenticeship in the art of sustained fieldwork and an insightful overview of thirty years of changes in the empirical and theoretical facets of ethnographic practice...read more

Hardcover:

9780226470719 | Univ of Chicago Pr, April 30, 2011, cover price $98.00 | About this edition: In this extended meditation, Jean Lave interweaves analysis of the process of apprenticeship among the Vai and Gola tailors of Liberia with reflections on the evolution of her research on those tailors in the late 1970s.

Paperback:

9780226470726 | Univ of Chicago Pr, April 30, 2011, cover price $32.00 | About this edition: In this extended meditation, Jean Lave interweaves analysis of the process of apprenticeship among the Vai and Gola tailors of Liberia with reflections on the evolution of her research on those tailors in the late 1970s.

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Product Description: Extended conflict situations in Northern Ireland or South Africa, the local effects of the rise of multinational corporations, and conflicts in workplaces, households, and academic fields are all crucibles for the forging of identities...read more
By Dorothy Holland Herring (editor) and Jean Lave (editor)

Hardcover:

9781930618008 | School of Amer Research Pr, December 1, 2000, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Extended conflict situations in Northern Ireland or South Africa, the local effects of the rise of multinational corporations, and conflicts in workplaces, households, and academic fields are all crucibles for the forging of identities.

Paperback:

9781930618015 | School of Amer Research Pr, December 1, 2000, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Extended conflict situations in Northern Ireland or South Africa, the local effects of the rise of multinational corporations, and conflicts in workplaces, households, and academic fields are all crucibles for the forging of identities.

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Product Description: Understanding Practice brings together many different perspectives that have been applied to examining social context. From Ole Dreier's work on the therapeutic relationship, to Hugh Mehan's work on learning disabled students, to Charles and Janet Keller's work on blacksmithing, the chapters form a diverse and fascinating look at situated learning...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Seth Chaiklin and Jean Lave (editor)

Paperback:

9780521558518 | Cambridge Univ Pr, September 1, 1995, cover price $69.99 | About this edition: Understanding Practice brings together many different perspectives that have been applied to examining social context.

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Product Description: In this important theoretical treatise, Jean Lave, anthropologist, and Etienne Wenger, computer scientist, push forward the notion of situated learning--that learning is fundamentally a social process and not solely in the learner's head...read more

Hardcover:

9780521413084 | Cambridge Univ Pr, November 1, 1991, cover price $64.99 | also contains Brooke's Not-so-perfect Plan | About this edition: In this important theoretical treatise, Jean Lave, anthropologist, and Etienne Wenger, computer scientist, push forward the notion of situated learning--that learning is fundamentally a social process and not solely in the learner's head.

Paperback:

9780521423748 | Cambridge Univ Pr, November 1, 1991, cover price $39.99 | About this edition: In this important theoretical treatise, Jean Lave, anthropologist, and Etienne Wenger, computer scientist, push forward the notion of situated learning--that learning is fundamentally a social process and not solely in the learner's head.

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Paperback:

9788475096872, titled "La cognicion en la practica / Cognition in Practice" | Paidos Iberica Ediciones S A, May 24, 1991, cover price $44.95

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Product Description: In this innovative study, Jean Lave moves the analysis of one particular form of cognitive activity--arithmetic problem-solving--out of the laboratory and into the domain of everyday life. In so doing, she shows how mathematics in the "real world", such as that entailed in grocery shopping or dieting, is, like all thinking, shaped by the dynamic encounter between the culturally-endowed mind and its total context, a subtle interaction that shapes both the human subject and the world within which it acts...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

Hardcover:

9780521350150 | Cambridge Univ Pr, September 1, 1988, cover price $72.99 | also contains The Glittering World | About this edition: In this innovative study, Jean Lave moves the analysis of one particular form of cognitive activity--arithmetic problem-solving--out of the laboratory and into the domain of everyday life.

Paperback:

9780521357340 | Cambridge Univ Pr, August 1, 1988, cover price $59.99 | About this edition: In this innovative study, Jean Lave moves the analysis of one particular form of cognitive activity--arithmetic problem-solving--out of the laboratory and into the domain of everyday life.

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