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The Future of Career

The Future of Career

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Audrey Collin, Richard A. Young, Julie A. Storey, Marie-France Maranda, Yvan Comeau, Mark L. Savickas, Wendy Patton, Suellen M. Littleton, Michael B. Arthur, Denise M. Rousseau, Danielle Riverin-Simard, Heather Höpfl, Pat Hornby, Damian O'Doherty, Ian Roberts, Ladislav Valach, Mary Sue Richardson, Frederick T. L. Leong, Paul J. Hartung, Mike Doyle, Bill Law, A. G. Watts
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  • Date Published: October 2000
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521649650

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  • This book presents a kaleidoscopic view of the concept of career, reviewing its past and considering its future. International specialists in psychology, sociology, counseling, education, and human resource management offer a multi-layered examination of career theories and practices. They identify the major changes taking place in the world of work that are challenging and extending the meaning of the word career. The overall aim is to offer a meaningful redefinition that is relevant to the newly emerging network society of the twenty-first century.

    • Comprehensive reappraisal of the concept of career, reviewing its past and considering its future
    • International specialists in psychology, sociology, counselling, education and human resource management offer an interdisciplinary approach that will appeal to a wide audience
    • Identifies implications for practice and policy-making
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    • Date Published: October 2000
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521649650
    • length: 336 pages
    • dimensions: 229 x 152 x 18 mm
    • weight: 0.45kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Notes on contributors
    Acknowledgements
    1. Introduction: framing the future of career Audrey Collin and Richard A. Young
    Part I. Changing Contexts:
    2. 'Fracture lines' in the career environment Julie A. Storey
    3. Some contributions of sociology to the understanding of career Marie-France Maranda and Yvan Comeau
    4. Renovating the psychology of careers for the 21st century Mark L. Savickas
    5. Changing career: the role of values Wendy Patton
    6. dancing to the music of time Audrey Collin
    Part II. New Perspectives:
    7. The future of boundaryless careers Suellen M. Littleton, Michael B. Arthur and Denise M. Rousseau
    8. Career development in a changing context of the second part of working life Danielle Riverin-Simard
    9. The future of women's careers Heather Höpfl and Pat Hornby
    10. Career of slide? Managing on the threshold of sense Damian O'Doherty and Ian Roberts
    11. Epic and novel: the rhetoric of career Audrey Collin
    Part III. New Directions for Theory, Practice and Policy:
    12. Reconceptualising career theory and research: an action-theoretical perspective Richard A. Young and Ladislav Valach
    13. A new perspective for counsellors: from career ideologies to empowerment through work and relationship practices Mary Sue Richardson
    14. Adapting to the changing multicultural context of career Frederick T. L. Leong and Paul J. Hartung
    15. Managing careers in organisations Mike Doyle
    16. Learning for work: global causes, national standards, human relevance Bill Law
    17. The new career and public policy A. G. Watts
    18. The future of career Audrey Collin and Richard A. Young
    Author index
    Subject index.

  • Editors

    Audrey Collin, De Montfort University, Leicester

    Richard A. Young, University of British Columbia, Vancouver

    Contributors

    Audrey Collin, Richard A. Young, Julie A. Storey, Marie-France Maranda, Yvan Comeau, Mark L. Savickas, Wendy Patton, Suellen M. Littleton, Michael B. Arthur, Denise M. Rousseau, Danielle Riverin-Simard, Heather Höpfl, Pat Hornby, Damian O'Doherty, Ian Roberts, Ladislav Valach, Mary Sue Richardson, Frederick T. L. Leong, Paul J. Hartung, Mike Doyle, Bill Law, A. G. Watts

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