ERIC Number: EJ719928
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2005-Jul
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Perception of Supports and Barriers: Career Decision-Making for Sikh Indo-Canadian Young Women Entering the Social Sciences
Mani, Priya S.
Canadian Journal of Counselling, v39 n3 p199-214 Jul 2005
The purpose of this research study was to examine the supports and barriers that Sikh Indo-Canadian young women perceive in their career decision-making process to enter the applied social sciences at the university level. A qualitative descriptive case study approach (Yin, 2003) was used. Analyses indicated self-efficacy appraisals played an important role in moderating the participants' views of supports and barriers in their career decision-making processes. Implications for career counsellors are discussed.
Descriptors: Females, Self Efficacy, Religious Cultural Groups, Social Sciences, Case Studies, Decision Making, Foreign Countries, Career Choice, Student Attitudes
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
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Identifiers - Location: Canada