Critical Craft: Technology, Globalization, and Capitalism

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From Oaxacan wood carvings to dessert kitchens in provincial France, Critical Craft presents thirteen ethnographies which examine what defines and makes `craft' in a wide variety of practices from around the world. Challenging the conventional understanding of craft as a survival, a revival, or something that resists capitalism, the book turns instead to the designers, DIY enthusiasts, traditional artisans, and technical programmers who consider their labor to be craft, in order to comprehend how they make sense of it. ...

Critical Craft: Technology, Globalization, and Capitalism 2016, Bloomsbury Academic, London

ISBN-13: 9781472594853

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Critical Craft: Technology, Globalization, and Capitalism 2016, Bloomsbury Academic, London

ISBN-13: 9781472594860

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