The Sociology of Professions: An Emerging Perspective

@inproceedings{Klegon1978TheSO,
  title={The Sociology of Professions: An Emerging Perspective},
  author={Douglas Klegon},
  year={1978}
}
Sociological studies of professions have traditionally focused on definitional list-making in an attempt to differentiate professions from nonprofessions. Despite recent criticisms of that approach, it has persisted. After first discussing inconsistencies and difficulties associated with the traditional approach, this paper explores an alternative perspective for analyzing professions. It is argued that the ability to obtain and maintain professional status is closely related to concrete… CONTINUE READING

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