A Quality of Life Approach to Career Development

A Quality of Life Approach to Career Development

by Geoffrey Peruniak

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781442698857
Publisher: University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division
Publication date: 04/02/2010
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 240
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Geoffrey S. Peruniak is a professor in the Centre for Psychology at Athabasca University and coordinator of the University Certificate in Career Development.

Table of Contents

Contents

Acknowledgments
Preface

1 An Overview of Quality of Life
2 A Survey of Quality of Life
3 Elements of a Model of Quality of Life
4 The Importance of Holism
5 Implications of Chaos and Complexity Theory
6 Connections to Community
7 Land and Nature
8 Conclusion

References
Index

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Norman E. Amundson

'Geoffrey S. Peruniak's wide-ranging research is impressive, and his use of real-life examples makes the material come alive. In our evolving conception of what constitutes career development, focus on quality of life is becoming more and more important. This will be a significant book in the career development field.'

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