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Education as a Profession


reviewed by Willard S. Elsbree & David Pollen - 1957

coverTitle: Education as a Profession
Author(s): Myron Hall Lieberman
Publisher: John Wiley, New York
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Despite unending public forums, education probably leads the professions in the number and kind of professional problems that are discussed chiefly in back rooms. Lieberman has written a comprehensive study of education as a profession, and embedded in it lies his substantial contribution: a superb analysis of crucial issues in public school teaching which seldom see the daylight of informed public discussion. Beginning with chapters on the nature and significance of the professions, and the problem of professional function in education, he considers the problems of authority, autonomy, certification, and accreditation, and goes on to examine the characteristics of teachers, their economic and occupational status, their ethics, their associations, and their unions. His major thesis is that the further professionalization of education would be beneficial both to society and to educators. The faults of the book lie in its omissions, as Lieberman himself acknowledges. What is written about, however, is handled... (preview truncated at 150 words.)


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 58 Number 7, 1957, p. 405-405
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 4575, Date Accessed: 9/19/2020 7:09:52 PM

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