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ERIC Number: EJ636403
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-0360-0025
The Role of Interest in Understanding the Career Choices of Female and Male College Students.
Morgan, Carolyn; Isaac, James D.; Sansone, Carol
Sex Roles: A Journal of Research, v44 n5-6 p295-320 Mar 2001
Surveyed college students to determine whether individuals' work goals and the perceived goal affordances of given careers were related to the perceived interestingness of career alternatives and subsequent likelihood of career pursuit, focusing on mathematics and science careers. Overall, the real or anticipated experience of interest was a critical influence on career choice for both males and females. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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