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The sociology of the professions

Author: Keith M MacDonald
Publisher: London ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage, 1995.
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Keith Macdonald guides the reader through the chief sociological approaches to the professions, addressing their strengths and weaknesses. The discussion is richly illustrated by examples from and comparisons between the professions in Britain, the United States and Europe, relating their development to their cultural context.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Macdonald, Keith M.
Sociology of the professions.
London ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage, 1995
(DLC) 95074761
(OCoLC)33892477
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Keith M MacDonald
ISBN: 9781446222188 1446222187 9781446266083 1446266087
OCLC Number: 604730277
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 224 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Sociological Analysis of the Professions --
Professions and Social Stratification --
The Cultural Context of Professions --
Professions and the State --
Patriarchy and the Professions --
Knowledge and the Professions --
A Professional Project --
The Case of Accountancy.
Responsibility: Keith M. Macdonald.
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