Learning to Labor: How Working-Class Kids Get Working-Class Jobs by Paul WillisLearning to Labor: How Working-Class Kids Get Working-Class Jobs by Paul Willis

Learning to Labor: How Working-Class Kids Get Working-Class Jobs

byPaul WillisIntroduction byStanley Aronowitz

Paperback | December 22, 1981

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Hailed by the New Society as the "best book on male working class youth," this classic work, first published in 1977, has been translated into several foreign languages and remains the authority in ethnographical studies.

Paul Willis is Research Fellow at the Centre for Contemporary Cultural Studies, Birmingham University.
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Title:Learning to Labor: How Working-Class Kids Get Working-Class JobsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:240 pagesPublished:December 22, 1981Publisher:Columbia University Press

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ISBN - 10:0231053576

ISBN - 13:9780231053570

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Table of Contents

1. IntroductionPart 1. Ethnography 2. Elements of a Culture3. Class and Institutional Form of a Culture4. Labour Power, Culture, Class, and InstitutionPart II. Analysis5. Penetrations6. Limitations7. The Role of Ideology8. Notes Towards a Theory of Cultural Forms and Social Reproduction9. Monday Morning and the Millennium

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A remarkable achievement...the best book on male working class youth since Whyte's Street Corner Society [1943].