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Is Shop Class Soulcraft? A Critical Review of Matthew Crawford

download (1)In “Shop Class as Soulcraft,” Matthew Crawford offers a interesting throwback solution to the lack of opportunity that confronts so many Americans–young and old–in this post recession era. The solution, according to Crawford, is to be found in the skilled trades. Here, I offer a deliberately critical review of Crawford’s book,┬ábut before I do so, I point out some of the insights that Crawford gives in this thoughtful, worthwhile read.

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