By Kevin Wehr
From the driveway mechanic to the yard gardener, many assorted individuals are "doing it themselves" by means of construction or repairing the stuff in their day-by-day lives with out the help of specialists. Do It Yourself makes use of Habermas’s colonization of the lifeworld as a body and mobilizes Marx’s thoughts of alienation and mystification to check how social behaviors could be a wide awake respond to a fancy and fast-moving global, a nostalgia for less complicated instances earlier, or a simply an monetary impulse. every one major bankruptcy is anchored through a longer empirical instance: back-to-the-land, home-schooling, and self-government.
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DIY: The Search for Control and Self-Reliance in the 21st Century (Framing 21st Century Social Issues) by Kevin Wehr