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Also known as "Liebling low-life pieces," the essays in The phone sales space Indian boisterously have fun raffishness. A. J. Liebling preferred an exceptional rip-off and knew how you can domesticate the scammers. cellphone sales space Indians (entrepreneurs so impecunious that they behavior enterprise from phone cubicles within the lobbies of recent York urban workplace constructions) and a bunch of different petty nomads of Broadway—with names like Marty the seize and count number de Pennies—are the protagonists during this incomparable Liebling paintings. In The cell sales space Indian, A. J. Liebling proves simply why he was once the go-to guy on manhattan lowlife and con tradition; this is often the grasp on the best of his shape, uncovering rip-off after rip-off and writing approximately them with the wit and air of mystery that verified him as one of many maximum reporters of his iteration and one among New York's most interesting cultural chroniclers.

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Reflections on German professionalization 1870–1933’, in R. Torstendahl and M. Burrage (eds) The Formation of Professions: knowledge, state and strategy, London: Sage. Marshall, T. H. (1950) Citizenship and Social Class and Other Essays, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 30 Julia Evetts Miller, P. and Rose, N. (1990) ‘Governing economic life’, Economy and Society, 19 (1): 1–31. Perkin, H. (1988) The Rise of Professional Society, Routledge: London. Parsons, T. (1939) ‘The professions and social structure’, Social Forces, 17: 457–467.

The control of professionals in public services is to be achieved by means of normative values and selfregulated motivation. The discourse of enterprise is fitted alongside the language of quality and customer care and the ideologies of empowerment, innovation, autonomy and discretion. In addition, this is also a discourse of individualization and competition where individual performance is linked to the success or failure of the organization. These all constitute powerful mechanisms of worker/employee control in which the occupational values of professionalism are used to promote the efficient management of the organization.

1 I will draw on examples from both education and healthcare. 2 However, it is impossible not to acknowledge the association between the ideology of professionalism and ideas of ethical distinctiveness. Professions are often deemed to be distinct from other occupations because professional cultures and modes of organization are taken to underwrite high technical and ethical standards. Different professions are also sometimes deemed to be ethically distinct from one another because they are each organized around particular sets of goods and virtues.

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