Education and Career Choice: A New Model of Decision Making

Education and Career Choice: A New Model of Decision Making

by P. White

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781349540693
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 11/28/2006
Edition description: 1st ed. 2007
Pages: 188
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

PATRICK WHITE is a lecturer in the Department of Sociology, University of Leicester.

Table of Contents


List of Tables     vi
List of Figures     viii
Abbreviations and Terms     x
Acknowledgements     xii
Introduction     xiii
Educational and Career Decision Making: An Introduction to the Issues     1
Methods, Context and Sample     35
Contextualising Post-16 Transitions: National, Regional and Historical Trends     47
Conceptualising Choice: Types, Stages and Models     83
Choice Motivations in Year 9     106
Choice Factors and Rationales in Year 11     122
Destinations, Aspirations and Trajectories     153
Concluding Remarks     167
Appendix     172
Bibliography     179
Index     187

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