American lawyers /
|Author / Creator:||Abel, Richard L.|
|Imprint:||New York : Oxford University Press, 1989.|
|Description:||1 online resource (xv, 406 pages)|
|Subject:||Practice of law -- United States.|
Lawyers -- United States.
Droit -- Pratique -- États-Unis.
Avocats -- États-Unis.
LAW -- Legal Profession.
Practice of law.
Avocats -- Etats-Unis.
|URL for this record:||http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11152391|
Table of Contents:
- The Rise of Professionalism
- Tightening Control Over Supply
- The Trajectory of Entry Control
- 4.. The Consequences of Controlling Entry
- The Number of Lawyers
- Influences on the Production of Lawyers
- The Characteristics of Lawyers
- Demographic Change
- 5.. Restrictive Practices: Controlling Production by Producers
- Defining the Monopoly
- 1.. Introduction
- Defending the Turf Against Other Lawyers
- Price Fixing
- Advertising and Solicitation
- Specialization: Recapturing Control by Redefining the Market
- The Rise and Fall of Restrictive Practices
- 6.. Demand Creation: A New Strategy in the Professional Project?
- The Rediscovery of Legal Need
- The Limitations of Professional Charity
- Institutionalizing the Right to Legal Defense in Criminal Cases
- The Contested Terrain of Civil Legal Aid
- 2.. Theories of the Professions
- Public Interest Law
- Expanding the Middle-Class Clientele
- Is Demand Creation an Effective Means of Market Control and Status Enhancement?
- 7.. Self-Regulation
- The Promulgation of Ethical Rules
- The Disciplinary Process
- Protecting the Client Against Financial Loss
- Ensuring Professional Competence
- The Record of Self-Regulation
- 8.. How Successful was the Professional Project?
- Weberian Theories of Professions in the Marketplace
- The Income of Lawyers
- The Status of Lawyers
- The Varying Fortunes of Lawyers
- 9.. Differentiation Within the Legal Profession
- The Professional Periphery: Employed Lawyers
- The Core of the Profession: Private Practice
- One Profession or Many? The Dilemmas of Collective Action
- 10.. Reproducing the Profession
- Law School Socialization
- The Rationalization of the Labor Market
- Marxist Theories of Professions in the Class Structure
- Allocation to Roles
- The Revival of Apprenticeship
- The Institutionalization of Reproduction
- 11.. The Future of the Legal Profession
- Entry Barriers
- Number of Lawyers
- Characteristics of Lawyers
- Differentiation Within the Legal Profession
- Structural Functional Theories of Professions and Social Order
- Theories of the Professions
- American Lawyers
- Theoretical Frameworks for Understanding American Lawyers
- 3.. Controlling the Production of Lawyers
- Lawyers Without a Profession