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From the Publisher"Excellent! Each chapter in the Handbook of Vocational Psychology presents a good summary of the best thinking in vocational psychology today. The organization and breadth of coverage make it a must read for anyone doing research in vocational psychology and a valuable resource for professionals intent on being helpful to people dealing with the role of work in their lives."
—Tom Krieshok, PhD, professor of psychology and research in education, University of Kansas
"The fourth edition of the Handbook of Vocational Psychology is a comprehensive summation of the present status of vocational counseling, one that reveals that our practice and teaching is founded in a modern science of vocational behavior. Frank Parsons would marvel at the evolution of his 100-year-old idea."
—Donald G. Zytowski, professor emeritus, Iowa State University
"This edition of the Handbook of Vocational Psychology again features the work of outstanding vocational psychology researchers and authors. They offer the reader cogent surveys of past and present vocational theory, research, and practice in addition to expert analysis of the field’s current and future directions. Especially notable are the innovative and integrative conceptualizations advanced. The editors have delivered an essential resource for academics, graduate students, and scientist-practitioners."
—Linda M. Subich, PhD, associate dean of undergraduate studies and professor of psychology, University of Akron
"This edition of the Handbook of Vocational Psychology marks the 30th anniversary since the publication, and like the first edition, this edition helps establish a scholarly foundation for the field. The chapters in this edition are transformative in light of the current challenges in the world of work. By integrating incisive reviews of the literature with emerging new perspectives, the authors have produced the conceptual frameworks, practices, and research agendas that will define the field for the next generation. This book is a landmark contribution for our field!"
—David L. Blustein, PhD, professor, department of counseling, developmental, and education psychology, Boston College