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Managing Elites: Socializaton in Law and Business Schools

Managing Elites: Socializaton in Law and Business Schools (Paperback)

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How does one become a member of an elite profession? Managing Elites examines how elites-in-training contest, rationalize, and ultimately embrace their dominant positions in society. Using interviews with law and MBA students, the author shows that becoming elite is not a straightforward process without tensions. Successful socialization outcomes-employment in large corporate law firms or prominent investment banks and consulting firms-require both accomodation and resistance to ideologies about achievement and meritocracy.

BusinessBusiness & managementManagement & management techniquesLawJurisprudence & general issuesLegal profession: general Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publication Date: 22/12/2005 ISBN-13: 9780742538498  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Debra Jo Schleef, Ph.D Northwestern University, is a professor of Sociology at the University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg, VA. She is the author of numerous scholarly articles in law and education journals. Her most recent book is Managing Elites: Accomodation and Resistance in Law and Business Schools (Rowman and Littlefield Press, 2005).

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