It is not new notion that some people value becoming a carpenter as something less valuable than getting an academic degree at a University. What is new though, is that many of the people who are trained in practical professions no longer will recommend their children to do the same as them. The cause of this is the loss of status that these kind of jobs has experienced - But what has caused this loss of status? In this book Jonas Bals explain why social dumping and dropout from vocational studies is undermining the very idea of the Norwegian Social Democracy.
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