ERIC Number: EJ600704
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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Gambling in the Careers Lottery: A Consumer Approach to Career Choice?
Hemsley-Brown, Jane; Foskett, Nicholas H.
Journal of Vocational Education and Training: The Vocational Aspect of Education, v51 n3 p421-35 1999
A British study of 410 students in years 6, 10, and 12 categorized their occupational choices and parents' occupations as traditional/customary, high-status, or lottery (jobs relying on luck, chance, or talent spotting). Students appeared to focus on high-status or lottery jobs and were not inclined toward careers in which most parents were employed. (SK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (England)