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STEVEN D. BROWN, PhD, is a Professor in the School of Education at Loyola University, Chicago. His research is focused on vocational psychology and applied psychological measurement.
ROBERT W. LENT, PhD, is a Professor in the College of Education at the University of Maryland, College Park. His research is focused on career and academic development, counselor training and supervision, and psychological wellness.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Understanding and Facilitating Career Development in the 21st Century
Robert W. Lent and Steve D. Brown
SECTION I: MAJOR THEORIES OF CAREER DEVELOPMENT, CHOICE, AND ADJUSTMENT
Chapter 2 Minnesota Theory of Work Adjustment
Jane L. Swanson and Madalyn Schneider
Chapter 3 Holland's Theory of Vocational Choice and Adjustment
Margaret M. Nauta
CHAPTER 4 The Life-Span, Life-Space Theory of Careers
Paul J. Hartung
Chapter 5 Social Cognitive Career Theory
Robert W. Lent
Chapter 6 Career Construction Theory and Practice
Mark L. Savickas
SECTION TWO: THE ROLE OF DIVERSITY, INDIVIDUAL DIFFERENCES, AND SOCIAL FACTORS IN CAREER DEVELOPMENT, CHOICE, AND ADJUSTMENT
Chapter 7 Women, Men, and Work: The Long Road to Gender Equity
Mary J. Heppner
Chapter 8 The Role of Race and Ethnicity in Career Choice, Development, and Adjustment
Nadya A. Fouad and Neeta Kantamneni
Chapter 9 Social Class, Poverty, and Career Development
Cindy L Juntunen, Saba R. Ali, and Kipp Pietrantonio
Chapter 10 Career Development of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Individuals
Jeffrey P. Prince
Chapter 11 Personality, Career Development, and Occupational Attainment
Steven D. Brown and Andreas Hirschi
Chapter 12 Relational Influences on Career Development
Maureen E. Kenny and Mary Beth Medvide
Chapter 13 The Career Development of Youth and Young Adults with Disabilities
Ellen S. Fabian and Roxanna Pebdani
SECTION THREE: ASSESSMENT AND OCCUPATIONAL INFORMATION
Chapter 14 Nature, Importance, and Assessment of Interests
Jo-Ida C. Hansen
Chapter 15 Nature, Importance, and Assessment of Needs and Values
James Rounds and Jing Jin
Chapter 16 Ability and Aptitude Assessment in Career Counseling
A.J. Metz and Janice E. Jones
Chapter 17 Assessing Additional Constructs Affecting Career Choice and Development
Patrick J. Rottinghaus and P. Maggie Hauser
Chapter 18 The Structure, Sources, and Uses of Occupational Information
Paul A Gore, Jr.,Wade C. Leuwerke, and Alexandra R. Kelly
SECTION FOUR: COUNSELING, DEVELOPMENTAL, AND PREVENTIVE INTERVENTIONS
Chapter 19 Promotion of Career Awareness, Development, and School Success in Children and Adolescents
Sherri L. Turner and Richard T. Lapan
Chapter 20 Promotion of Career Choices
Susan C. Whiston and Barbara Noblin James
Chapter 21 Interventions to Aid Job Finding and Choice Implementation
LaRae M. Jome and Susan D. Phillips
Chapter 22 Promoting Work Satisfaction and Performance
Robert W. Lent and Steven D. Brown
Chapter 23 Counseling Adults for Career Transitions
Becky L. Bobek, Mary Ann Hanson, and Steven B. Robbins