ERIC Number: ED455456
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2000
The Future of Career.
Collin, Audrey, Ed.; Young, Richard A., Ed.
This book presents many views of the concept of "career," reviewing its past and considering its future in an international context including viewpoints from sociology, psychology, and human resources management. Following an introduction, "Framing the Future of Career" (Richard Young and Audrey Collin), the book contains the following 17 additional chapters by various authors: (Part 1, Changing Contexts) "'Fracture Lines' in the Career Environment" (Julie Storey); "Some Contributions of Sociology to the Understanding of Career" (Marie-France Maranda and Yvan Comeau); "Renovating the Psychology of Careers for the Twenty-First Century" (Mark Savickas); "Changing Career: The Role of Values" (Wendy Patton); "Dancing to the Music of Time" (Audrey Collin); (Part 2, New Perspectives)"The Future of Boundaryless Careers" (Suellen Littleton, et al.); "Career Development in a Changing Context of the Second Part of Working Life" (Danielle Riverin-Simard); "The Future of Women's Career" (Heather Hopfl and Pat Hornby Atkinson); "Career or Slide? Managing on the Threshold of Sense" (Damian O'Doherty and Ian Roberts); "Epic and Novel: The Rhetoric of Career" (Audrey Collin); (Part 3, New Directions for Theory, Practice, and Policy) "Reconceptualizing Career Theory and Research: An Action-Theoretical Perspective" (Richard Young and Ladislav Valach); "A New Perspective for Counselors: From Career Ideologies to Empowerment through Work and Relationship Practices" (Mary Sue Richardson); "Adapting to the Changing Multicultural Context of Career" (Frederick Leong and Paul Hartung);"Managing Careers in Organizations" (Mike Doyle); "Learning for Work: Global Causes, National Standards, Human Relevance" (Bill Law); "The New Career and Public Policy" (A.G. Watts); and "The Future of Career" (Audrey Collin and Richard Young). Each chapter lists references; the book is indexed by author and subject. (KC)
Descriptors: Career Change, Career Choice, Career Development, Careers, Education Work Relationship, Employed Women, Employer Employee Relationship, Employment Opportunities, Employment Practices, Flexible Working Hours, Futures (of Society), Human Capital, Human Resources, Labor Relations, Older Workers, Organizational Climate, Organizational Development, Outcomes of Education, Policy Formation, Postsecondary Education, Public Policy, Quality of Working Life, Theories, Values, Values Clarification, Work Attitudes, Work Environment, Work Experience, Work Life Expectancy
Customer Service Department, Cambridge University Press, 110 Midland Avenue, Port Chester, NY 10573 (hardback: ISBN-0-521-64021-0; $64.95; paperback: ISBN-0-521-64965-X, $22.95). Tel: 800-872-7423 (Toll Free); Fax: 914-937-4712; e-mail: email@example.com; Web site: http://www.cup.org/.
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A