Disabling Professions (Ideas in Progress #1) (Paperback)

By Ivan Illich, John McKnight, Irving Kenneth Zola

Marion Boyars Publishers, 9780714525105, 127pp.

Publication Date: July 1, 2000

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Description

Why do we put so many resources into medicine, education and law with so little apparent benefit? Why do we hold the professions in awe and allow them to set up what are in effect monopolies? This fascinating and controversial collection of essays challenges the power and the mystique of the modern professions.