ERIC Number: EJ532024
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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Ego-Identity Status and Narrative Structure in Retrospective Accounts of Parental Career Influence.
Sankey, Andria M.; Young, Richard A.
Journal of Adolescence, v19 n2 p141-53 Apr 1996
Examines the relationship between identity status categories and the experience of parental influence on career development. Life stories of 11 young adults regarding significant events through which their parents influenced them were classified by narrative structure based on Gergen and Gergen's macrostructure framework. Results indicated narratives of parental influence on career development reflect one's stage of identity formation. (KW)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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