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ERIC Number: EJ1170307
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2018-Mar
Pages: 18
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0251-2513
Metaphor Identification as a Research Method for the Study of Career
Creed, Allison; McIlveen, Peter
International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, v18 n1 p27-44 Mar 2018
In this paper, we present the Metaphor Identification Procedure Vrije Universiteit (MIPVU) for the reliable detection of metaphoric language that may be interpreted using extant vocational psychology theory. Metaphors are ubiquitous in communication and carry influential meaning for people. To illustrate MIPVU, we use transcripts of interviews with university students who discussed their experiences of student life. In addition, an adjunct software tool is used to enhance the efficiency of the method to propose metaphoric themes. The method could fill a void in the complex and rich methodological repertoire for the study of career and work.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Netherlands
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