ERIC Number: EJ254738
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1981-Nov
Reference Count: 0
Circumscription and Compromise: A Developmental Theory of Occupational Aspirations.
Gottfredson, Linda S.
Journal of Counseling Psychology, v28 n6 p545-79 Nov 1981
Presents a theory of the development of occupational aspirations. Defines key constructs; reviews evidence that social groups share similiar occupational images; and describes circumscription of occupational preferences according to the individual's developing self-concept. Discusses developmental stages, and peoples' perceptions of opportunities for implementing their choices. Discusses counseling implications. (Author/JAC)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
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