Chapter 2: A Structural Functional Approach to the Study of Work and
1. Learn about the evolution of the structural functionalist approach to the study of
Structural functionalism is the idea that every phenomenon in a society
Summary of Chapter 9 Credentialism: What is it and Why Should I Care?
By: Credentialism is academic qualifications such as, certifications, higher education,
training and experience. Social empowerment, status and privilege are given upon individuals
Chapter 1: The Importance of Considering Race, Gender and Work in Context
1. Consider key components of theory surrounding professions and occupations.
Work has been treated as a faceless entity in scholarship, one without gende
Chapter 6: Crossroads in Anthropologys Professionalization: The Contrasting
Pathways of Horatio Hale and Franz Boas
1. To understand that the current system of university-based professionalization of
academic disciplines has alternatives.
After WWII, gov
Chapter 12: The Future of Sociology as a Profession
1. Consider the professionalization of sociology.
For sociologists, the process of professionalization has the potential to reduce them to the status
of technicians: a technician is someone who exists o
Chapter 11: The Community College Con Changing Your Life Through
1. Consider the way in which bureaucracy, as a form of social organization and
professionalism as ideology are made complementary to one another by
authorities whose major interest
Chapter 10: The Foreign Credentials Gap Understanding the Dynamics of
Racialized Immigration in Canada
1. Learn about contemporary immigration patterns and the connection between these
patterns and globalization.
All immigrants in the 1990s, approximatel
Summary Handout of Chapter 9
Credentialism: What is it and Why Should I Care?
Students and professionals encounter the phenomena that in the competitive workplace
competence and knowledge are not enough.
What is Credentialism?
Chapter 4: Nursings Journey from Semi-professional to Professional
1. Understand the professionalization of nursing.
The training of nurses took places within hospital schools, wherein studentnurses engaged in unpaid labour in exchange for room and board
Chapter 3: The Culture of Professions and the Individual
1. Critically discuss the utility of the concept of career for understanding work and
A career is ordinarily conceived of as an orderly sequence of graduated
progression up a ladder of