ERIC Number: EJ804541
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2005
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 27
Career Barriers among Native American Students Living on Reservations
Hoffmann, Laura L.; Jackson, Aaron P.; Smith, Steven A.
Journal of Career Development, v32 n1 p31-45 2005
Patterns of educational achievement and employment indicate that Native American students face considerable barriers to career development. This is particularly true for those who live on reservations. This study used a hermeneutic analysis of qualitative interview data to identify and describe these barriers from the perspective of 29 Native American students in reservation secondary schools. Themes related to the barriers faced by these students are described and discussed.
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, American Indians, Career Development, American Indian Education, Interviews, Secondary School Students, Reservation American Indians, Navajo (Nation), Equal Education, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Family Influence, Student Financial Aid, Student Attitudes, Social Influences
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Secondary Education
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