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Career Development in Childhood and Adolescence 

2007 - 360 pages

Vladimir B. Skorikov (University of Hawaii at Hilo, USA) and Wendy Patton (Queensland University of Technology, Australia) (Eds.)

ISBN Paperback: 9789087901592 ($ 54.00)
ISBN Hardcover: 9789087901608 ($ 147.00)
ISBN E-Book: 9789460911392

Subject: Career Development

Number 2 of the series: Career Development Series

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Career Development in Childhood and Adolescence 

In the past few years, many career theorists have noted the dearth of literature in the area of career development in childhood and adolescence. A growing need for integrating theory and research on the early stages of vocational development within a systemic, life-span developmental approach has been articulated. This volume, the first book dedicated to career development of children and adolescents, provides a broad and comprehensive overview of the current knowledge about the key career processes that take place in this age group. Each of the eighteen chapters represents an in-depth examination of a specific aspect of career development with a focus on integrating modern career theory and ongoing research and further developing theory-practice connections in understanding child and adolescent career behaviour. Twenty-six authors, leading experts from eight countries, provide a state-of-the-art summary of the current thinking in the field and outline directions for future empirical work and practice.
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