ERIC Number: EJ642414
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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Technicians, Clients, and Professional Authority: Structured Interactions and Identity Formation in Technical Work.
Darr, Asaf; Scarselletta, Mario
New Technology, Work and Employment, v17 n1 p61-73 Mar 2002
An ethnographic study of medical lab, engineering, and computer technicians found that, despite the common influence of technology, there were differences depending on context in technicians' interactions with clients, place in the professional hierarchy, and occupational identity. (Contains 22 references.) (SK)
Descriptors: Engineering Technicians, Interaction, Labor Needs, Medical Technologists, Technical Occupations, Technological Advancement
Blackwell Publishers, 350 Main Street, Malden, MA 02148; http://www.blackwellpublishers.co.uk.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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