The Sociology of the Professions

SAGE Publications

by Macdonald, Keith M

Macdonald guides the reader through the chief sociological approaches to the professions, addressing their strengths and weaknesses. The discussion is illustrated by examples from the professions in Britain, the United States and Europe. The social exclusivity that professions aim for is discussed in relation to social stratification, patriarchy and knowledge.
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Bibliographic Information
  • Pub date: September 1995
  • English
  • 9781446266083 / 0803986343
  • United Kingdom
  • Primary Price: 29.99 GBP
  • Pages: 240
  • SAGE Publications / SAGE Publications Ltd
  • Readership: College - higher education
  • Publish State: Published
  • Responsibility: by Keith M Macdonald.
  • Page size: 24
  • Reference Code: BDZ0000549675