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A state-managed profession

Sean F. Johnston

in The Neutron's Children: Nuclear Engineers and the Shaping of Identity

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199692118
eISBN:
9780191740732
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199692118.003.0006
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

Segregation in national laboratories, like a boarding school for a privileged child, protected and shaped early nuclear specialists. Their coming of age, though, was marked inevitably by public ... More


The Professionalization of Programming

Nathan Ensmenger

in The Computer Boys Take Over: Computers, Programmers, and the Politics of Technical Expertise

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262050937
eISBN:
9780262289351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262050937.003.0007
Subject:
Information Science, Information Science

This chapter examines the history of the professionalization of computer programming. It describes the need of programmers to establish the institutional structures associated with professionalism, ... More


Women among the Professors of History: The Story of a Process of Transformation

Gerda Lerner

in Living with History / Making Social Change

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832936
eISBN:
9781469605920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807887868_lerner.6
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

Shortly after earning her Ph.D. in 1966, the author became active in the Organization of American Historians and later took a leadership role in the formation of the caucus of women historians at the ... More


Developing a Culture of Opioid Stewardship: The Pennsylvania Example

Allison Michalowski, Sarah Boateng, Michael R. Fraser, and Rachel L. Levine

in A Public Health Guide to Ending the Opioid Epidemic

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190056810
eISBN:
9780190056841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190056810.003.0024
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

The goal of opioid stewardship is to provide public health practitioners and health care professionals with the education and tools they need to appropriately prescribe opioid medications to patients ... More


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