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Exploring Folk Art
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Jones explores the human impulse to create, the necessity for having aesthetically satisfying experiences, and the craving for tradition. He also considers topics such as making chairs, remodeling houses, using and preserving soda-fountain slang, preparing and eating food, and sculpting lifelike figures out of cement.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Frontmatter
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. v-vi
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  1. Foreword
  2. pp. vii-viii
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  1. Prologue
  2. pp. 1-10
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  1. Part One: Making Things
  2. p. 11
  1. 1. Violations of Standards of Excellence and Preference in Utilitarian Art
  2. pp. 13-40
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  1. 2. A Strange Rocking Chair … The Need to Express, the Urge to Create
  2. pp. 41-56
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  1. Part Two: Sensory Experiences
  2. p. 57
  1. 3. L.A. Re-dos and Add-ons: Private Space vs. Public Policy
  2. pp. 59-80
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  1. 4. Modern Arts and Arcane Concepts: Expanding Folk Art Study
  2. pp. 81-96
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  1. 5. The Proof Is in the Pudding: The Role of Sensation in Food Choice as Revealed by Sensory Deprivation
  2. pp. 97-106
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  1. Part Three: Art at Work
  2. p. 107
  1. 6. Creating and Using Argot at the Jayhawk Cafe: Communication, Ambience, and Identity
  2. pp. 109-118
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  1. 7. A Feeling for Form, as Illustrated by People at Work
  2. pp. 119-132
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  1. 8. Aesthetics at Work: Art and Ambience in an Organization
  2. pp. 133-158
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  1. Part Four: Methods and Concepts
  2. p. 159
  1. 9. Aesthetic Attitude, Judgment, and Response: Definitions and Distinctions
  2. pp. 161-176
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  1. 10. The Material Culture of Corporate Life
  2. pp. 177-186
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  1. 11. Preaching What We Practice: Pedagogical Techniques Regarding the Analysis of Objects in Organizations
  2. pp. 187-196
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  1. Epilogue
  2. pp. 197-204
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  1. References
  2. pp. 205-214
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 215-219
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