1st Edition

Teachers, Professionalism and Class
A Study of Organized Teachers

ISBN 9780415788182
Published September 17, 2018 by Routledge
172 Pages

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Book Description

First published in 1981, this book examines the concept of professionalism in the context of the development of organized teachers. The argument is presented that the concept of professionalism is a complex one and its different meanings must be located within a historical context. Thus, its use as an ideological weapon aimed at controlling teachers must be appreciated, whilst, at the same time, it should be understood as a weapon of self defence for teachers in their struggle against dilution.

Table of Contents


Part One

1. Organized Teachers, A Review of the Literature

2. Teachers and class

Part Two

3. Teachers and White Collar Unionism

4. Proletarianization



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