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Beyond monopoly: lawyers, state crises, and professional empowerment

By: Halliday, Terence C.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Chicago The University of Chicago Press 1987Description: xx, 388 p.ISBN: 9780226313894.Subject(s): Bar associations - U. S. - Political aspects | Trade associations - U. S. - Political aspects | Sociological - jurisprudence | Chicago Bar Association - Political aspectsDDC classification: 340 Summary: Beyond Monopoly breaks new empirical ground and displays an unusual attention to significant theoretical issues in the sociology of professions. The very interesting question of the crisis of governance, the possibility that the state is overloaded with tasks and demands. This raises the question whether professional associations can alleviate this overloading by functioning as intermediary, both representing and governing. This is a novel approach that promises to illuminate
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Beyond Monopoly breaks new empirical ground and displays an unusual attention to significant theoretical issues in the sociology of professions. The very interesting question of the crisis of governance, the possibility that the state is overloaded with tasks and demands. This raises the question whether professional associations can alleviate this overloading by functioning as intermediary, both representing and governing. This is a novel approach that promises to illuminate

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