The Routledge Companion to the Professions and Professionalism is a state-of-the-art reference work which maps out the current developments and debates around the sociology of the professions, and how they relate to management and organizations.
Supported by an international contributor team specializing in the disciplines of organizational studies and sociology, the collection provides extensive coverage of this field of research. It brings together the core concepts and issues, and has chapters on all the key aspects of professions in both the public and private sectors, including issues of governance and regulation. The volume closes with a set of international case studies which provide valuable practical insights into the subject.
This Companion will be an indispensable reference source for students, scholars and educators within the social sciences, especially within management, organizational studies and sociology. It will also be highly relevant for those working and studying in the area of professional education.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
part Part I|76 pages
Theories and contemporary context of professions and professionalism
part Part II|72 pages
Governing the professions and professionalism
part Part III|70 pages
Professions, management and leadership
part Part IV|84 pages
Global professionalism and the emerging economies
part Part V|72 pages