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Processes in the Development of Established Professions
Rodney M. Coe
Journal of Health and Social Behavior
Vol. 11, No. 1 (Mar., 1970), pp. 59-67
Published by: American Sociological Association
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/2948290
Page Count: 9
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This research report discusses factors related to the continued growth and development of an already established professional group, namely, anesthesiologists. The factors that discriminate between two identifiable factions (segments) of practicing anesthesiologists are described within the conceptual framework of a social movement as a way of explaining the processes of further development of a profession. Some implications for future developments in anesthesia practice are presented.
Journal of Health and Social Behavior © 1970 American Sociological Association