Labour Studies Index

Updated: 2022-05-16

The Paradox of Professionalism: Unions and Professionals in the Public Sector

Document type Book chapter
Author Webber, Michelle
Series Editor Savage, Larry
Editor Savage, Larry
Author Savage, Larry
Series Editor Ross, Stephanie
Editor Ross, Stephanie
Book Public Sector Unions in the Age of Austerity
Publisher Fernwood; Halifax
Date 2013
ISBN 9781552665, 1552665844
Pages 114-125


Analyzes the conservative character of professional unions, which in recent decades have become more militant as a result of cutbacks and the erosion of their role.


Abstract by Desmond Maley.