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date: 21 January 2021

Flexner, Abrahamlocked

(1866–1959)
  • Maryann SyersMaryann SyersAugsburg College, Emerita

Summary

Abraham Flexner (1866–1959) was a teacher and educational reformer. He challenged the professional status of the field of social work, concluding that it did not qualify as a profession as it lacked individual responsibility and educationally communicable techniques.

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