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German Professions, 1800-1950 - Geoffrey Cocks

German Professions, 1800-1950

By: Geoffrey Cocks (Editor), Konrad H. Jarausch (Editor)

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Published: 10th May 1990
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The role of the middle class in national development has always been of interest to historians concerned with the "peculiarities" of German history. Recently, the professional sector of the German middle class has come under historical scrutiny as part of a re-examination of those features of German society common to Western industrializing nations. This work provides comprehensive coverage of nineteenth- and twentieth-century Germany from the point of view of this new field. The contributors discuss the formation and development of such diverse professions as law, medicine, teaching, engineering, social work, and psychology, as well as the special cases of the bureaucracy and the military. They examine such questions as the role of the state in the creation and regulation of professions, the social and political role of various professional groups during the turbulent Weimar and Nazi periods, and the remarkable and troubling institutional continuity of certain professions through the Third Reich and into the postwar republics.

"[An] excellent anthology....The volume makes an important contribution to the history and sociology of the professions, especially in its efforts to refine and to revise the theories of Larson."--Journal of Interdisciplinary History "Essential reading for sociologists doing research on modern German society, as well as for students of the professions, especially those using a comparative and historical approach."--Contemporary Sociology "[A] superb collection."--Choice "Makes a major contribution to the increasingly popular field of professionalisation history."--Business History "Cocks and Jarausch have brought together some of the very best new scholarship on German professions."--Central European History "[An] excellent anthology....The volume makes an important contribution to the history and sociology of the professions, especially in its efforts to refine and to revise the theories of Larson."--Journal of Interdisciplinary History "Essential reading for sociologists doing research on modern German society, as well as for students of the professions, especially those using a comparative and historical approach."--Contemporary Sociology "[A] superb collection."--Choice "Makes a major contribution to the increasingly popular field of professionalisation history."--Business History "Cocks and Jarausch have brought together some of the very best new scholarship on German professions."--Central European History

Contributorsp. ix
Introductionp. 3
The German Professions in History and Theoryp. 9
The Nineteenth Century
Specialists Against Specialization: Hellenism as Professional Ideology in German Classical Studiesp. 27
Public Office or Free Profession? German Attorneys in the Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuriesp. 46
The Making of the Modern Medical Profession, 1800-1914: Prussian Doctors in the Nineteenth Centuryp. 66
Volksschullehrerinnen: Bavarian Women Defining Themselves Through Their Professionp. 85
Engineers in Wilhelmian Germany: Professionalization, Deprofessionalization, and the Development of Nonacademic Technical Educationp. 104
Academic, Proletarian, ...Professional? Shaping Professionalization for German Industrial Chemists, 1887-1920p. 123
A Struggle for Existence: The Professionalization of German Architectsp. 143
The Twentieth Century
Profession as Vocation: The German Civil Servicep. 163
The Past as Future: The German Officer Corps as Professionp. 183
The Professionalization of Applied Economics: German Counterparts to Business Administrationp. 213
Femininity as a Vocation: Gender and Class Conflict in the Professionalization of German Social Workp. 232
Conflict Within the Legal Profession: Simultaneous Admission and the German Bar, 1903-1927p. 252
Women and the Professions in Germany, 1900-1945p. 270
Psychology in Twentieth-Century Germany: Science and Professionp. 289
The Professionalization of Psychotherapy in Germany, 1928-1949p. 308
Indexp. 329
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ISBN: 9780195055962
ISBN-10: 0195055969
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 350
Published: 10th May 1990
Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 24.2 x 16.3  x 3.1
Weight (kg): 0.72