Social constructionism in vocational psychology and career development

McIlveen, Peter and Schultheiss, Donna E., eds. (2012) Social constructionism in vocational psychology and career development. Career Development Series, 4 . Sense Publishers, Rotterdam, Netherlands. ISBN 978-94-6209-078-1

Abstract

This is the fourth book published in the Sense Publishers Career Development Series which began in 2006. The current work addresses the scholarship of social constructionism and its place in disciplinary and professional endeavours of vocational psychology and career development. There is little doubt that social constructionism has generated new perspectives, theories, research methods, and practices, but there is so much more work to be done to ensure that social constructionism continues as a productive force. Indeed, the chapters in this book will do considerable work to advance social constructionism in the field. As editors, we aimed to present an optimistic view of social constructionism that could generate new ideas for research and practice. What the authors have achieved is a clear and informative invitation to new scholars and an update for current scholars in the field.


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Item Type: Book (Commonwealth Reporting Category A)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: c. 2012 Sense Publishers. Print copy held in the USQ Library at call no. 370.152 Soc.
Depositing User: Dr Peter McIlveen
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Education
Date Deposited: 28 Nov 2012 03:07
Last Modified: 21 Mar 2013 05:46
Uncontrolled Keywords: social constructionism, vocational psychology, career development
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 13 Education > 1303 Specialist Studies in Education > 130305 Educational Counselling
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO2008): C Society > 93 Education and Training > 9301 Learner and Learning > 930199 Learner and Learning not elsewhere classified
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/22316

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