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American lawyers

Author: Richard L Abel
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1989.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Abel, Richard L.
American lawyers.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1989
(OCoLC)622308562
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard L Abel
ISBN: 0195051408 9780195051407 0195072634 9780195072631
OCLC Number: 18325551
Description: xv, 406 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Theories of the Professions --
Weberian Theories of Professions in the Marketplace --
Marxist Theories of Professions in the Class Structure --
Structural Functional Theories of Professions and Social Order --
Theoretical Frameworks for Understanding American Lawyers --
Controlling the Production of Lawyers --
Lawyers Without a Profession --
The Rise of Professionalism --
Tightening Control Over Supply --
The Trajectory of Entry Control --
The Consequences of Controlling Entry --
The Number of Lawyers --
Influences on the Production of Lawyers --
The Characteristics of Lawyers --
Demographic Change --
Restrictive Practices: Controlling Production by Producers --
Defining the Monopoly --
Defending the Turf Against Other Lawyers --
Price Fixing --
Advertising and Solicitation --
Specialization: Recapturing Control by Redefining the Market --
The Rise and Fall of Restrictive Practices --
Demand Creation: A New Strategy in the Professional Project? --
The Rediscovery of Legal Need --
The Limitations of Professional Charity --
Institutionalizing the Right to Legal Defense in Criminal Cases --
The Contested Terrain of Civil Legal Aid --
Public Interest Law --
Expanding the Middle-Class Clientele --
Is Demand Creation an Effective Means of Market Control and Status Enhancement? --
Self-Regulation --
The Promulgation of Ethical Rules --
The Disciplinary Process --
Protecting the Client Against Financial Loss --
Ensuring Professional Competence --
The Record of Self-Regulation --
How Successful was the Professional Project?
Responsibility: Richard L. Abel.
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exhaustive and informative ... a thought-provoking analysis ... well worth reading * American Bar Association Journal *

 
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