Subjectivity and perezhivanie

empirical and methodological challenges and opportunities

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Abstract

This chapter explores possible ways of connecting subjectivity and
perezhivanie on both an empirical and a theoretical/methodological level of analysis. It begins with elaborating two meanings of perezhivanie which exist in the original texts of Vygotsky—perezhivanie as a psychological phenomenon (P1) and perezhivanie as a concept in cultural-historical theory (P2). Perezhivanie as an empirical and observable psychological phenomenon might bring new ways of understanding of how subjectivity works since perezhivanie is a complex nexus of various psychological processes and should not be reduced to pure emotional experiencing.
In certain sense, perezhivanie is an empirically observable manifestation of subjec-tivity. This makes an analysis of children’s concrete perezhivanie a powerful tool for studying how subjectivity works. It shows that a child’s subjectivity, the individual subjective configuration of the child, is no less powerful in defining the course of her individual unique developmental trajectory than the objective characteristics of her social environment. On the other hand, the concept of subjectivity might bring a new dimension into the empirical studies of perezhivanie. Perezhivanie as a concept within the cultural-historical theory (P2) is not an empirically observable phenomenon; it is a theoretical tool for analysis of the influence of social environment on the course of
child development. New concepts of the micro-social situation of development and of dramatic perezhivanie are introduced, and an opportunity to investigate theoretical and methodological links between the concept of perezhivanie and subjectivity is discussed.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationSubjectivity within Cultural-Historical Approach
Subtitle of host publicationTheory, Methodology and Research
EditorsFernando González Rey, Albertina Mitjáns Martínez, Daniel Magalhães Goulart
Place of PublicationSingapore Singapore
PublisherSpringer
Chapter4
Pages61-83
Number of pages23
Edition1st
ISBN (Electronic)9789811331558
ISBN (Print)9789811331541
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2019

Publication series

NamePerspectives in Cultural-Historical Research
Volume5
ISSN (Print)2520-1530
ISSN (Electronic)2520-1549

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Veresov, N. (2019). Subjectivity and perezhivanie: empirical and methodological challenges and opportunities. In F. González Rey, A. Mitjáns Martínez, & D. Magalhães Goulart (Eds.), Subjectivity within Cultural-Historical Approach: Theory, Methodology and Research (1st ed., pp. 61-83). (Perspectives in Cultural-Historical Research; Vol. 5). Singapore Singapore: Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-3155-8_4
Veresov, Nikolay. / Subjectivity and perezhivanie : empirical and methodological challenges and opportunities. Subjectivity within Cultural-Historical Approach: Theory, Methodology and Research. editor / Fernando González Rey ; Albertina Mitjáns Martínez ; Daniel Magalhães Goulart. 1st. ed. Singapore Singapore : Springer, 2019. pp. 61-83 (Perspectives in Cultural-Historical Research).
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Veresov, N 2019, Subjectivity and perezhivanie: empirical and methodological challenges and opportunities. in F González Rey, A Mitjáns Martínez & D Magalhães Goulart (eds), Subjectivity within Cultural-Historical Approach: Theory, Methodology and Research. 1st edn, Perspectives in Cultural-Historical Research, vol. 5, Springer, Singapore Singapore, pp. 61-83. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-3155-8_4

Subjectivity and perezhivanie : empirical and methodological challenges and opportunities. / Veresov, Nikolay.

Subjectivity within Cultural-Historical Approach: Theory, Methodology and Research. ed. / Fernando González Rey; Albertina Mitjáns Martínez; Daniel Magalhães Goulart. 1st. ed. Singapore Singapore : Springer, 2019. p. 61-83 (Perspectives in Cultural-Historical Research; Vol. 5).

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Veresov N. Subjectivity and perezhivanie: empirical and methodological challenges and opportunities. In González Rey F, Mitjáns Martínez A, Magalhães Goulart D, editors, Subjectivity within Cultural-Historical Approach: Theory, Methodology and Research. 1st ed. Singapore Singapore: Springer. 2019. p. 61-83. (Perspectives in Cultural-Historical Research). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-3155-8_4