Professions And The State: Expertise and Autonomy in the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe (Labor And Social Change)

Anthony Jones

Published by Temple University Press, 1991
ISBN 10: 0877228019 / ISBN 13: 9780877228011
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Synopsis: Unlike autonomous professionals in Western industrialized democracies, professionals in a socialist, bureaucratic setting operate as employees of the state. The change in environment has important Implications not only for the practice of professions but also for the concept of professionalism itself. This collection of nine essays is the first to survey the major professions In the USSR, Czechoslovakia, and Poland. The contributors investigate the implications of professional experience in a socialist economy as well as relating changes in professional organization and power to reform movements in general and perestroika in particular.In the series Labor and Social Change, edited by Paula Rayman and Carmen Sirianni.

About the Author: Anthony Jones currently teaches Sociology at Northeastern University and is a Fellow at the Russian Center of Harvard University.

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Title: Professions And The State: Expertise and ...
Publisher: Temple University Press
Publication Date: 1991
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