Chicago Lawyers: The Social Structure of the Bar

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Chicago Lawyers: The Social Structure of the Bar - Heinz, John P, and Laumann, Edward O
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What determines the systematic allocation of status, power, and economic reward among lawyers? What kind of social structure organizes lawyers' roles in the bar and in the larger community? As Heinz and Laumann convincingly demonstrate, the legal profession is stratified primarily by the character of the clients served, not by the type of legal service rendered. In fact, the distinction between corporate and individual clients divides the bar into two remarkably separate hemispheres. Using data from extensive personal ...

Chicago Lawyers: The Social Structure of the Bar 1982, Russell Sage Foundation, New York

ISBN-13: 9780871543783

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