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

Author: Matthew B Crawford
Publisher: New York : Penguin Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : Document   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Crawford, Matthew B.
Shop class as soulcraft
New York : Penguin Press, 2009
(DLC) 2009001789
(OCoLC)276819738
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Matthew B Crawford
ISBN: 9781594202230 1594202230
OCLC Number: 499259072
Notes: B00273BHPU (Amazon Standard Identification Number (ASIN)).
Description: 1 online resource (246 p.) : ill.
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.
Responsibility: Matthew B. Crawford.

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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.

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