Working knowledge : skill and community in a small shop

Douglas Harper

A number of years ago, Douglas Harper moved to northern New York to teach in a small college. Upon his arrival there his department chairman noted his eight-year-old Saab and said, "You'll be meeting Willie." Haper spent the next years establishing not only a working relationship but a friendship with Willie. In "Working Knowledge," he introduces us to Willie, a mechanic and jack-of-all-trades. With this engaging and insightful profile--part biography, part ethnography, and part photo essay--Harper documents what Willie does and how he does it. Harper's dignified portrait captures a disappearing feature of modern life--the essential human factor in the world of work.

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書名 Working knowledge : skill and community in a small shop
著作者等 Harper, Douglas A.
Harper Douglas
出版元 University of Chicago Press
刊行年月 1987
版表示 2
ページ数 x, 214 p.
大きさ 27 cm
ISBN 0226316882
NCID BA00985460
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言語 英語
出版国 アメリカ合衆国
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