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The Routledge Companion to the Professions and Professionalism

Edited by: Mike Dent , Ivy Lynn Bourgeault , Jean-Louis Denis , Ellen Kuhlmann

Print publication date:  July  2016
Online publication date:  July  2016

Print ISBN: 9781138018891
eBook ISBN: 9781315779447
Adobe ISBN: 9781317699491

10.4324/9781315779447
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The Routledge Companion to the Professions and Professionalism is a state-of-the-art reference work which maps out the current developments and debates around the sociology of the professions, and how they relate to management and organizations.

Supported by an international contributor team specializing in the disciplines of organizational studies and sociology, the collection provides extensive coverage of this field of research. It brings together the core concepts and issues, and has chapters on all the key aspects of professions in both the public and private sectors, including issues of governance and regulation. The volume closes with a set of international case studies which provide valuable practical insights into the subject.

This Companion will be an indispensable reference source for students, scholars and educators within the social sciences, especially within management, organizational studies and sociology. It will also be highly relevant for those working and studying in the area of professional education.

Table of contents

Prelims Download PDF
Chapter  1:  General introduction Download PDF
Chapter  2:  Introduction Download PDF
Chapter  3:  Sociological and organisational theories of professions and professionalism Download PDF
Chapter  4:  Governance and professions Download PDF
Chapter  5:  Professions, service users and citizenship Download PDF
Chapter  6:  Gender, diversity and intersectionality in professions and potential professions Download PDF
Chapter  7:  Professions and power Download PDF
Chapter  8:  Introduction Download PDF
Chapter  9:  Governing through professional experts Download PDF
Chapter  10:  Professions and financial incentives Download PDF
Chapter  11:  Professionalism and entrepreneurialism Download PDF
Chapter  12:  Professionalism, trust and cooperation Download PDF
Chapter  13:  Professionalism and knowledge Download PDF
Chapter  14:  Introduction Download PDF
Chapter  15:  Restructuring professional organizations Download PDF
Chapter  16:  Hybrid managers and professional leadership Download PDF
Chapter  17:  The professionalization of management Download PDF
Chapter  18:  Leadership and ‘leaderism’ Download PDF
Chapter  19:  Professional agency, leadership and organizational change Download PDF
Chapter  20:  Introduction Download PDF
Chapter  21:  Accountancy, finance and banking Download PDF
Chapter  22:  Professions and professionalism in emerging economies Download PDF
Chapter  23:  India (International) Inc. Download PDF
Chapter  24:  Professions and professionalization in Russia Download PDF
Chapter  25:  Professions and the migration of expert labour Download PDF
Chapter  26:  Introduction Download PDF
Chapter  27:  The professoriate and professionalism in the academy Download PDF
Chapter  28:  Contemporary education policy and teacher professionalism Download PDF
Chapter  29:  Interprofessional working for the health professions Download PDF
Chapter  30:  Professional identity and social work Download PDF
Chapter  31:  Journalism and its professional challenges Download PDF
Index Download PDF
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