Professions and Professionals: Capturing the Changing Role of Expertise Through Theoretical Triangulation

@inproceedings{Burau2014ProfessionsAP,
  title={Professions and Professionals: Capturing the Changing Role of Expertise Through Theoretical Triangulation},
  author={Viola Burau and Lotte B{\o}gh Andersen},
  year={2014}
}
Experts with a high level of specialized knowledge deliver manyimportant services, especially in the public sector. New Public Man-agement reforms have, however, challenged the entrenched role ofexpertise in public services (Clarke and Newman 1997; Exworthy andHalford 1999), and the classical sociology of professions has difficultycapturing the changing role of expertise (Brint 1993: 3; Scott 2008:221). On the one hand, the introduction of a wide range of marketmechanisms has challenged the… CONTINUE READING