Adolescence and Work: Influences of Social Structure, Labor Markets and Culture / Edition 1

Adolescence and Work: Influences of Social Structure, Labor Markets and Culture / Edition 1

ISBN-10:
0898599644
ISBN-13:
9780898599640
Pub. Date:
04/01/1989
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
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Adolescence and Work: Influences of Social Structure, Labor Markets and Culture / Edition 1

This volume illustrates connections between the concerns of vocational psychology and the adjoining disciplines of sociology, cultural anthropology, and labor economics. The intent is to suggest how vocational psychology and career counseling might recognize more explicitly the ever-changing social influences and institutional constraints that affect individual as they begin,or contemplate beginning, their adult work.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780898599640
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 04/01/1989
Series: Walsh Osipow VOC Psych Series
Pages: 392
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Contents: Part I:Introduction. D. Stern, D. Eichorn, Overview. W.N. Grubb, Preparing Youth for Work: The Dilemmas of Education and Training Programs. Part II:Schools and Vocational Development. A.B. Wilson, Dreams and Aspirations in the Status Attainment Model. D.A. Hansen, V.A. Johnson, Classroom Lesson Strategies and Orientations Toward Work. J.U. Ogbu, Cultural Boundaries and Minority Youth Orientation Toward Work Preparation. J.O. Crites, Career Development in Adolescence: Theory, Measurement, and Longitudinal Findings. Part III:Work Experience and Adolescent Vocational Development. E.E. Werner, Adolescents and Work: A Longitudinal Perspective on Gender and Cultural Variability. D. Stern, Y. Nakata, Characteristics of High School Students' Paid Jobs, and Employment Experience After Graduation. P. Osterman, The Job Market for Adolescents. Part IV:Social Change and Vocational Development R. Helson, T. Elliott, J. Leigh, Adolescent Personality and Women's Work Patterns. J.W. Connor, G.A. De Vos, Cultural Influences on Achievement Motivation and Orientation Toward Work in Japanese and American Youth. S. Mainquist, D. Eichorn, Competence in Work Settings.

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