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dc.contributor.authorChamberlain, Julieen_NZ
dc.date.available2011-04-07T03:09:49Z
dc.date.copyright2000en_NZ
dc.identifier.citationChamberlain, J. (2000). The professional body: How disciplinary mechanisms teach female university students a discourse of professionalism (Dissertation, Bachelor of Commerce with Honours). Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/10523/1162en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10523/1162
dc.description.abstractPopular culture and the family act as disciplinary mechanisms operating on female university students, disciplining and teaching them a discourse of professionalism prior to even entering the workplace. By way of interviews and discourse analysis, findings illustrate a contradiction in the 'professional discourse' articulated by female university students. It appears that disciplinary mechanisms operating through the family manipulate the docile female university student to describe a professional body as neutral and almost male-ish. Such attributes are conducive to male dominated bureaucracies that more than likely employ their professional parents. Popular culture on the other hand construct very sexual images and representations of professional women, which consequently sees the female university student tie an element of femininity into her conception and definition of a professional body.en_NZ
dc.subjectdisciplinary mechanismsen_NZ
dc.subjectprofessionalismen_NZ
dc.subjectfemale university studentsen_NZ
dc.subjectcultureen_NZ
dc.subjectprofessional womenen_NZ
dc.subjectfemininityen_NZ
dc.subject.lcshHF Commerceen_NZ
dc.subject.lcshHF5601 Accountingen_NZ
dc.subject.lcshHD28 Management. Industrial Managementen_NZ
dc.subject.lcshH Social Sciences (General)en_NZ
dc.subject.lcshHD Industries. Land use. Laboren_NZ
dc.subject.lcshHD28 Management. Industrial Managementen_NZ
dc.subject.lcshHD61 Risk Managementen_NZ
dc.subject.lcshL Education (General)en_NZ
dc.titleThe professional body: How disciplinary mechanisms teach female university students a discourse of professionalismen_NZ
dc.typeDissertationen_NZ
dc.description.versionUnpublisheden_NZ
otago.bitstream.pages61en_NZ
otago.date.accession2007-01-04en_NZ
otago.schoolManagementen_NZ
thesis.degree.disciplineManagementen_NZ
thesis.degree.nameBachelor of Commerce with Honours
thesis.degree.grantorUniversity of Otagoen_NZ
thesis.degree.levelHonours Dissertationsen_NZ
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dc.identifier.eprints518en_NZ
otago.school.eprintsManagementen_NZ
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