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The system of professions : an essay on the division of expert labor

Author: Andrew Delano Abbott
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1988.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Delano Abbott
ISBN: 0226000680 9780226000688 0226000699 9780226000695
OCLC Number: 17108143
Awards: American Sociological Association Distinguished Scholarly Publication Award, 1991.
Description: xvi, 435 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Professional work --
The claim of jurisdiction --
The system of professions --
Internal differentiation and the problem of power --
The social environment of professional development --
The cultural environment of professional development --
The information professions --
Lawyers and their competitors --
The construction of the personal problems jurisdiction --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: Andrew Abbott.
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