Book News: March 27th, 2002

By Mark Exworthy and Susan HalfordThe book explores the relationship between professionals (and professionalism) and the new managerialism by using in-depth studies from education, social work and medicine. It presents an overview of the restructuring of British personal public services and its implications for professional employees. It provides a useful reflection on the recent past and looks at possible futures.

Published by Open University Press. ISBN 0 335 20169. Paperback 16.90 pounds.