Related Links

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel article: Construction workers in Demand

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel article: Building New Paths Toward Employment

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel article: Apprentices Building Bucks Arena

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel article: Harley Davidson pushes HS apprenticeships

Capital Times article: Women in Construction

State of WI website: Apprentices in Construction and Trades

WI Labor Market Info: Jobs by Industry

Worknet website

PBS Newshour video: US Needs Tradespeople

Top 100 Innovative Disruptive Construction Companies website

Daqri Smart Helmet website

Wisconsin Regional Training Partnership website

Sociology and Construction Management research 

Innovation in Construction Management: A sociology of technology approach


Matt Crawford's TED talk on agency and structure, tinker culture and manual competence (2011)


Citations from Cover Page:

Flora, Cornelius, and Jan Flora. Rural Sociology: Legacy + Change. 4th ed. N.p.: Westview, 2012. Print.

Harper, Douglas, and Helene M. Lawson. The Cultural Study of Work. Rowman & Littlefield Publ., 2003.

Hudson, Ian, and Mark Hudson. "Removing the Veil: Commodity Fetishism, Fair Trade, and the Environment." Organization & Environment 16.4 (2003): 413-30. Web.


Van Auken, Paul M. "Seeing Not Participating: Viewscape Fetishism in American and Norwegian Rural Amenity Areas." Human Ecology 38.4 (2010): 521-32. Web.

Other Works used in Sociology class

Harper, Douglas.   Working Knowledge: Skill and Community in a Small Shop.  University of Chicago Press.  1997.

Orr, Julian E.  Talking about machines: The Ethnology of a Modern Job.  ILR Press.  Collection on Technology and Work. 1996.

Schmidt, John.  "Neighborhoods Matter for City's Overall Health." Sept. 12, 2015

Zimmerman, Eileen.  "Jeffrey Pfeffer: Do Work Place Heirarchies Still Matter?" March 24, 2014.

Slinger Area History Culture Project

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