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Career Choice and Development, Fourth Edition D Brown

Career Choice and Development, Fourth Edition By D Brown

Career Choice and Development, Fourth Edition by D Brown

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Explores a range of career development topics, including the reasons people choose their careers; how changes, interests, and skills occur throughout the life cycle; how people do or do not change and adapt to their careers; and more.

Career Choice and Development, Fourth Edition Summary

Career Choice and Development, Fourth Edition by D Brown

The fourth edition of Career Choice and Development brings together the most current ideas of the recognized authorities in the field of career development. This classic best-seller has been thoroughly revised and expanded to include the most influential theories of career choice and development, and it contains up-to-date information regarding the application of these theories to counseling practice. This edition contains a wide range of career development theories that explore how people develop certain traits, personalities, self-precepts, and how these developments influence career decision making. This information will challenge teachers, researchers, and those involved in fostering career development to reexamine their assumptions and practices.

About D Brown

Duane Brown is professor of education at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill. He is the author or coauthor of twenty four books and one hundred research studies, articles, and book chapters. He was the editor of the journal Counselor Education and Supervision and has served on editorial boards of three other journals. Brown has consulted widely for businesses, governmental agencies, and educational agencies and is a former president of the National Career Development Association.

Table of Contents

Preface. About the Authors. Part One: Introduction and Cases. 1. Introduction to Theories of Career Development and Choice: Origins, Evolution, and Current Efforts (Duane Brown). 2. Case Studies (Duane Brown). Part Two: Sociological Perspective. 3. Career Choice and Development from a Sociological Perspective (Monica Kirkpatrick Johnson, Jeylan T. Mortimer). Part Three: Developmental and Postmodern Theories. 4. Gottfredson s Theory of Circumscription, Compromise, and Self Creation (Linda S. Gottfredson). 5. Career Construction: A Developmental Theory of Vocational Behavior (Mark L. Savickas). 6. A Contextualist Explanation of Career (Richard A. Young, Ladislav Valach, Audrey Collin). Part Four: Career Development Theories Anchored in Learning Theory. 7. Social Cognitive Career Theory (Robert W. Lent, Steven D. Brown, Gail Hackett). 8. A Cognitive Information Processing Approach to Career Problem Solving and Decision Making (Gary W. Peterson, James P. Sampson Jr., Janet G. Lenz, Robert C. Reardon). Part Five: Trait Factor Theories and Summation. 9. Holland s Theory of Personalities in Work Environments (Arnold R. Spokane, Erik J. Luchetta, Matthew H. Richwine). 10. Person Environment Correspondence Theory (Rene V. Dawis). 11. The Role of Work Values and Cultural Values in Occupational Choice, Satisfaction, and Success: A Theoretical Statement (Duane Brown). 12. Status of Theories of Career Choice and Development (Duane Brown). Name Index. Subject Index.

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