1. Social Power, the Nature of Knowledge, and the Knowledge Professions. 2. American Society: Power, Knowledge, and the Professions. 3. Education: Legitimating Liberal Professionalism. 4. Academic Disciplines I. 5. Academic Disciplines II. 6. The Applied Professions. 7. The Less-Established or Less-Powerful Applied Professions. 8. Professionalism and the Occupations and Subject Matter of Popular and Elite Culture. 9. The Professions and Deviance. 10. The Policy Professions. 11. The Professions and Social Adaptation. 12. Harnessing the Professions and Disciplines to Social Functions. Index.