Professional capital contested: A bourdieusian analysis of conflicts between professionals and managers

@inproceedings{Noordegraaf2011ProfessionalCC,
  title={Professional capital contested: A bourdieusian analysis of conflicts between professionals and managers},
  author={Martine Noordegraaf and Willem Schinkel},
  year={2011}
}
Although Bourdieu paid scant attention to (and in fact discredited) the notion of professionalism, his social theory is well-equipped to understand the evolution of professional work. Professionalism can be conceived as a set of symbolic resources that (re)produce an occupational order, favoring expertise and craftsmanship. In neo-liberal economies this order is contested and professional powers are distrusted; professional work is seen as closed-off and conservative. Managers have become… CONTINUE READING

Tables from this paper.

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
SHOWING 1-10 OF 80 REFERENCES