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In an Age of Experts:
The Changing Roles of Professionals in Politics and Public Life
Steven Brint

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Acknowledgments
Ch. 1Introduction: Professionals and the Character of American Democracy3
Pt. 1The Professional Stratum in America21
Ch. 2Professions as Organization and Status Category23
Ch. 3Professions in the Political Economy I: Spheres and Sectors45
Ch. 4Professions in the Political Economy II: Markets66
Ch. 5Culture and Politics81
Ch. 6The Rhythms of Political Change104
Pt. 2Experts, Intellectuals, and Professionals127
Ch. 7The Influence of Policy Experts129
Ch. 8The Moral Imagination of Intellectuals150
Ch. 9Professionals and Politics in Postindustrial Societies175
Ch. 10Conclusion: The Transformation of the Professional Middle Class and the Future of Intellectuals202
Notes213
Index265

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