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The Resource The Definition of a Profession : the Authority of Metaphor in the History of Intelligence Testing, 1890-1930

The Definition of a Profession : the Authority of Metaphor in the History of Intelligence Testing, 1890-1930

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The Definition of a Profession : the Authority of Metaphor in the History of Intelligence Testing, 1890-1930
Title
The Definition of a Profession
Title remainder
the Authority of Metaphor in the History of Intelligence Testing, 1890-1930
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In the early twentieth century, a small group of psychologists built a profession upon the new social technology of intelligence testing. They imagined the human mind as quantifiable, defining their new enterprise through analogies to the better established scientific professions of medicine and engineering. Offering a fresh interpretation of this controversial movement, JoAnne Brown reveals how this group created their professional sphere by semantically linking it to historical systems of cultural authority. She maintains that at the same time psychologists participated in a form of Progress
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Cataloging source
MERUC
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Brown, JoAnne
Dewey number
153.9/3/0973
Index
no index present
LC call number
BF431.5.U6B76 1992
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Intelligence tests
  • Psychology
  • English language
  • Professions
  • Medicine and psychology
  • Engineering
  • Progressivism (United States politics)
  • Communication
  • Behavioral Sciences
  • History
  • Social Sciences
  • Technology, Industry, and Agriculture
  • Linguistics
  • Aptitude Tests
  • Humanities
  • Information Science
  • Technology, Industry, Agriculture
  • Behavioral Disciplines and Activities
  • Anthropology, Education, Sociology and Social Phenomena
  • Behavior
  • Psychological Tests
  • Psychiatry and Psychology
  • Behavior and Behavior Mechanisms
  • Psychology
  • Engineering
  • Language
  • History of Medicine
  • Politics
  • Semantics
  • Intelligence Tests
  • PSYCHOLOGY
  • Engineering
  • English language
  • Intelligence tests
  • Medicine and psychology
  • Professions
  • Progressivism (United States politics)
  • Psychology
  • United States
Label
The Definition of a Profession : the Authority of Metaphor in the History of Intelligence Testing, 1890-1930
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Publication
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online resource
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cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Book Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents
Control code
705526941
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (225 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400820788
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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22573/cttkcp7
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)705526941
Label
The Definition of a Profession : the Authority of Metaphor in the History of Intelligence Testing, 1890-1930
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Book Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents
Control code
705526941
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (225 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400820788
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttkcp7
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)705526941

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