First Published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 The Rhetoric of Skill Requirements; Chapter 2 The Poverty of Skills; Chapter 3 Skills, Context, and Practice; Chapter 4 Seeing Work, Working at Seeing; Chapter 5 Nuts and Bolts; Chapter 6 Competition, Paperwork, and Projects; Chapter 7 Learning in Communities of Practice; Chapter 8 Reproduction and Change; Chapter 9 Conclusion;
Charles N. Darrah
"...a welcome addition to the school-to-work / career collection." -- Education Libraries
"This is an excellent description of how and what people learn at work. The author argues convincingly that a common misunderstanding about the concept of work diminishes the significance of the workplace as an educational institution." -- Qualitative Studies in Education