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Volume 10   Number 2     Fall 2017

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Special Issue

The Self and Society in Dialogue--Linking Two Theories


Dany Boulanger
Aalborg University, Denmark & Catholic University of Salvador, Brazil

Jaan Valsiner
Aalborg University, Denmark

Introduction to the Special Issue: Linking two theories. How can the social representations theory be made dialogical?
Dany Boulanger & Jaan Valsiner
1-8 [Abstract]
Extending social representation theory through dialogical self theory: Subjects' and alters' relating with space
Dany Boulanger (a)

9-33 [Abstract] [pdf]
A place for space?
Bo Allesøe Christensen (a)

35-43 [Abstract] [pdf]
Cognitive polyphasia in the context of systemic power and semiotic potency
Maaris Raudsepp

45-76 [Abstract] [pdf]
Dialoguing—more and more
Lia da Rocha Lordelo

77-84 [Abstract] [pdf]
A semiotic-dialogical and sociocultural account on suicide
Catarina Rosa & Sofia Tavares

[Abstract] [pdf]
Developing a discussion away from biomedical approaches to one embedded in the social and cultural life of individuals
Cathy Nicholson

107-115 [Abstract] [pdf]
Representing the vagueness within dialogical self: Presence and absence of the object in between self and community
Dany Boulanger (b)

117-130 [Abstract] [pdf]
On vagueness. A Wittgensteinian discussion
Bo Allesøe Christensen (b)

131-137 [Abstract] [pdf]
The narrative function of music in a contemporary society: Designing an empirical approach through dialogical and representational practices of the social self
Aris Lanaridis

139-152 [Abstract] [pdf]
Exploring artistic narrative forms to expand the study of the dialogical self
Brena Carvalho & Ana Cecília Bastos

153-159 [Abstract] [pdf]
Understanding temporalization by the activity of historical thinking: Dialogical self theory and social representation theory
Daniel Moreau

161-184 [Abstract] [pdf]
Doing history by telling stories: A dialogical proposal
João Salgado

185-192 [Abstract] [pdf]
Conclusion of the Special Issue: Linking two theories. Social representation theory and dialogical self theory: A dialogue through implicit meta-frames
Dany Boulanger (c)

193-222 [Abstract] [pdf]

 * All articles start on odd-numbered pages.  

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Chaudhary, N. (2008). Persistent patterns in cultural negotiations of the self: Using dialogical self theory to understand self-other dynamics within culture. International Journal for Dialogical Science, 3(1), 9-30. Retrieved from