The Case for Working with Your Hands: Or Why Office Work is Bad for Us and Fixing Things Feels Good

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Why do some jobs offer fulfilment while others leave us frustrated? Why do we so often think of our working selves as separate from our 'true' selves? Over the course of the twentieth century, we have separated mental work from manual labour, replacing the workshop with either the office cubicle or the factory line. In this inspiring and persuasive book, Matthew Crawford explores the dangers of this false distinction and presents instead the case for working with your hands. He brings to life the immense psychological and ...

The Case for Working with Your Hands: Or Why Office Work is Bad for Us and Fixing Things Feels Good 2010, Penguin Books Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780141047294

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The Case for Working with Your Hands: Or Why Office Work is Bad for Us and Fixing Things Feels Good 2010, Viking, London

ISBN-13: 9780670918744

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