Journals Higher Education



Published: 19 November 2016

232 Pages | 45 b/w illus.

9.4 x 6.7 inches

ISBN: 9781784994341

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Material Culture and Tangible Labour

Jesse Adams Stein

Published by Manchester University Press

  • The first monograph to specifically unpack the fundamental interconnections between design, labour and the creative culture of working life
  • A pioneering design history analysing the material and social impacts of early digital technologies in the workplace
  • A truly multidisciplinary study that introduces the notion of workers' unofficial creative production into studies of labour and design
  • Provides an instructive overview of how spatial and architectural considerations can be used in the analysis of oral history

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