9780761911432

Career Theory and Practice : Learning Through Case Studies

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  • ISBN13:

    9780761911432

  • ISBN10:

    076191143X

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1999-03-30
  • Publisher: Sage Publications, Inc
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Summary

The authors of this book demonstrate with case examples how to apply career development theories to career counselling practice. Each chapter applies a different theory to case examples and - to provide continuity - to a fictitious 'client' constructed from many past clients of the authors.

Author Biography

Jane L. Swanson is Professor of Psychology at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. Nadya A. Fouad, Ph.D., is Professor in the Department of Educational Psychology at the University of Wisconsin--Milwaukee.

Table of Contents

List of Tables
vii
List of Figures
ix
List of Additional Cases
xi
Preface xiii
Acknowledgments xv
Introduction
1(20)
The Case of Leslie
21(22)
Holland's Theory of Vocational Personalities and Work Environments
43(18)
The Theory of Work Adjustment
61(22)
Developmental Theories
83(20)
Krumboltz's Social Learning Theory of Career Choice and Counseling
103(22)
Social Cognitive Career Theory
125(24)
Gender-Aware and Feminist Approaches
149(22)
Culturally Appropriate Career Counseling
171(26)
Summary and Integration
197(24)
References 221(8)
Appendix A: Suggested Readings 229(4)
Appendix B: Leslie's Profiles 233(14)
Index 247(6)
About the Authors 253

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