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Handbook of Vocational Psychology Third Edition / Edition 3

Handbook of Vocational Psychology Third Edition / Edition 3


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Keeping up with new developments in vocational psychology is important to both psychological practitioners and researchers. The Handbook of Vocational Psychology, Third Edition is devoted to presenting and evaluating important advances in the field of vocational psychology. More specifically, the aim of the handbook is to identify, report, and evaluate significant developments in vocational psychology and thus to provide both professional workers and students with an informed understanding of the progress taking place in this discipline.

Key features include:
*a comprehensive review of contemporary developments in the field;
*making readers aware of the theoretical research and applied aspects of the field; and
*familiarizing readers with a variety of techniques, procedures, and theories available for vocational assessment.

This text appeals to anyone in the field of applied psychology including industrial/organizational, environmental, vocational, life-span, counseling, educational, and clinical psychology.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780805845174
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 04/08/2005
Series: Contemporary Topics in Vocational Psychology Series
Edition description: REV
Pages: 476
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

Contents: Preface. Introduction. W.B. Walsh, M.L. Savickas, Current Issues and Innovations in Vocational Psychology. Part I: The Field of Vocational Psychology. M.L. Savickas, D.B. Baker, The History of Vocational Psychology: Antecedents, Origin, and Early Development. M.S. Richardson, K. Constantine, M. Washburn, New Directions for Theory Development in Vocational Psychology. R.E. Fassinger, Theoretical Issues in the Study of Women's Career Development: Building Bridges in a Brave New World. Part II: Research on Vocational Choice. S.D. Phillips, L.M. Jome, Vocational Choices: What Do We Know? What Do We Need to Know? S.C. Whiston, L.W. Oliver, Career Counseling Process and Outcome. S.D. Brown, E.B. McPartland, Career Interventions: Current Status and Future Directions. M.T. Brown, Y. Yamini-Diouf, C.R. de Esparza, Career Interventions for Racial/Ethnic Minority Persons: A Research Agenda. Part III: Research on Work Adjustment. B. Hesketh, B. Griffin, Work Adjustment. W.B. Walsh, D.E. Eggerth, Vocational Psychology and Personality: The Relationship of the Five-Factor Model to Job Performance and Job Satisfaction. G.D. Gottfredson, Career Development in Organizations. T.R. Elliot, P. Leung, Vocational Rehabilitation: History and Practice. Part IV: Career Counseling. J.D. Krumboltz, A. Chan, Professional Issues in Vocational Psychology. P.J. Hartung, Integrated Career Assessment and Counseling: Mindsets, Models, and Methods. L.M. Subich, Career Assessment With Culturally Diverse Individuals.

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