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Title Shop class as soulcraft : an inquiry into the value of work / Matthew B. Crawford.
Publication Info. New York : Penguin Press, c2009.

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 Purdy-Kresge Library  HD 4824 .C72 2009    CHECKED IN
Description 246 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
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.
Bibliography 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.
Subject Manual work.
Job satisfaction.
ISBN 9781594202230
OCLC # 276819738
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