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Author Malatesta, Maria.
Uniform Title Professionisti e gentiluomini. English
Title Professional men, professional women : the European professions from the nineteenth century until today / Maria Malatesta ; translated by Adrian Belton.
Published London ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE Publications, 2011.
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Description vii, 188 p. ; 24 cm.
Series Sage studies in international sociology ; 58.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [164]-180) and index.
Contents Introduction : the Eurpoean professions between crisis and transformation: What professions, what countries? ; Comparing and deconstructing histories ; Discontinuity and asymmetry ; Transition costs ; State ; Crises ; The new transition -- Legal professions: Legal fields and elites ; Judges ; Notaries ; The forensic kaleidoscope ; Bar autonomy and state regulation: Great Britain ; France ; Italy ; Germany -- Doctors: Great Britain: The assault on the corporations ; The birth of the general practitioner ; The canon of ambiguity ; The National Health Service ; Thatcher and the doctors ; France: Monopoly and unification of the profession ; The Liberal canon and socialized medicine ; Hospital-centrism ; The Ordre des M├ędecins from Vichy to Mitterand ; The Neo-liberal doctors ; Italy: The monopoly of the university ; Professionalization, local authorities and the state ; From mutual benefit societies to the national health service ; Doctors and devolution ; Germany: Reform of academic studies and the birth of the doctor ; Liberalization ; Doctors and health insurance ; Nazification ; The balance of medical power -- Engineers: France: Technical education and training the state's elites ; The myth of the polytechniciens ; Title and identity ; Great Britain: Experience versus academy ; A faded myth ; Germany: Profession, industry and state ; Engineers and Nazism ; Two engineers for the new Germany ; Italy: An academic vocation ; The construction of an elite ; Fascism, consensus, employment ; The double engineer -- Accountants: Higher commercial education ; Accountants and Auditors: Great Britain ; France ; Germany ; Italy -- Professional women: Entering a gentlemen's club ; An identikit of the women pioneers ; The conquest of higher education ; The health professions ; Women accountants ; Women lawyers ; Women professions and citizenship : an asymmetrical pattern ; The professional restoration : an ambiguous pattern -- What Feminization?.
Subject Professions -- Europe -- History -- 19th century.
Professions -- Europe -- History -- 20th century.
Professions -- Europe -- History -- 21st century.
Europe -- Intellectual life -- 19th century.
Europe -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.
Europe -- Intellectual life -- 21st century.
Europe -- Social conditions -- 1789-1900.
Europe -- Social conditions -- 20th century.
Europe -- Social conditions -- 21st century.
Alternate Title European professions from the nineteenth century until today
ISBN 9781848606258
1848606257
OCLC number 697776539