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Identity driven institutional work: examining the emergence and effect of a pro bono organization within the English legal profession

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Although a growing number of scholars suggest that the construction of identity is an important form of institutional work, the complex interactions between identities and institutions remain under-explored. In particular, few studies consider how the affective aspects of identities may inform institutional work. This thesis examines the experiences of lawyers who volunteered to create and support a legal charity. As these volunteers grew to more than twenty thousand over fifteen years, th...

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University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Jesus College
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Publication date:
2014
Type of award:
DPhil
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Doctoral
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Oxford University, UK
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