Mapping the Power of Law Professors: The Role of Scientific and Social Capital
作者: Felix BühlmannPierre BenzAndré MachThierry Rossier
作者单位: 1University of Lausanne
刊名: Minerva, 2017, Vol.55 (4), pp.509-531
来源数据库: Springer Nature Journal
DOI: 10.1007/s11024-017-9333-1
关键词: Law professorsAcademic fieldScientific capitalSocial capitalScientific knowledge
原始语种摘要: As a scientific discipline and profession, law has been for centuries at the heart of social and political power of many Western societies. Professors of law, as influential representatives of the profession, are important powerbrokers between academia, politics and the corporate world. Their influence is based on scientific reputation, institutional mandates inside and outside academia or privileged network connections with people in powerful positions. In this study, based on a full sample of all Swiss law professors in the years 1957, 1980 and 2000 (n = 311), we contrast two theories of the distribution of power among law professors: Bourdieu’s thesis on the trade-off between scientific reputation and (extra)-academic institutional power vs. the thesis of an opposition between a group...
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影响因子:0.884 (2012)

  • institutional 惯例的
  • capital 首都
  • scientific 科学
  • reputation 声誊
  • political 政治
  • incumbent 上覆的
  • influential 有影响的
  • endowment 捐赠
  • social 群居的
  • corporate 法人的