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Shop class as soulcraft : an inquiry into the value of work

Author
Crawford, Matthew B.
Title
Shop class as soulcraft : an inquiry into the value of work / Matthew B. Crawford.
Format
Book
Published
New York : Penguin Press, 2009.
Description
246 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. [215]-238) and index.
Contents
  • A brief case for the useful arts
  • The separation of thinking from doing
  • To be master of one's own stuff
  • The education of a gearhead
  • The further education of a gearhead : from amateur to professional
  • The contradictions of the cubicle
  • Thinking as doing
  • Work, leisure, and full engagement.
Summary
In this wise and often funny book, a philosopher/mechanic systematically destroys the pretensions of the high-prestige workplace and makes an irresistible case for working with one's hands.
Subject headings
Work.
Job satisfaction.
ISBN
9781594202230
1594202230
9780143117469 paperback

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