INTRODUCTION; Raoul Van Esbroeck & James A. Athanasou.- PART 1 - EDUCATIONAL AND VOCATIONAL GUIDANCE IN A SOCIAL CONTEXT.- 2. Career guidance in a global world; Raoul Van Esbroeck.- 3. Social Contexts for Career Guidance throughout the World; Edwin L. Herr.- 4. Landscape with Travellers: The Context of Careers in Developed Nations; Kerr Inkson & Graham Elkin.- PART 2 - THEORETICAL FOUNDATIONS.- 5. Helping People Choose Jobs: A History of the Guidance Profession; Mark L. Savickas.- 6. The Big Five Career Theories; S. Alvin Leung.- 7. Recent developments in career theories: The influences of constructivism and convergence; Wendy Patton.- 8. Helping People Choose Jobs: A History of the Guidance Profession. Decision-Making Models and Career Guidance; Itamar Gati and Shiri Tal.- 9. A Constructivist Approach to Ethically Grounded Vocational Development Interventions for Young People; Jean Guichard & Bernadette Dumora.- 10. Social Contexts for Career Guidance throughout the World. Developmental-Contextual Perspectives on Career across the Lifespan; Fred W. Vondracek & Erik J. Porfeli.- 11. Theories in Cross-Cultural Contexts; Frederick T. L. Leong & Arpana Gupta.- PART 3 - EDUCATIONAL AND VOCATIONAL GUIDANCE IN PRACTICE.- 12. Career Guidance and Counselling in Primary and Secondary Educational Settings; Norman C. Gysbers.- 13. On the Shop Floor: Guidance in the Workplace; Peter Plant. 14. Career Management: Taking Control of the Quality of Work Experiences; Annelies E.M. Van Vianen, Irene E. De Pater & Paul T. Y. Preenen.- 15. Qualification Standards for Career Practitioners; Nancy Arthur.- 16. The Emergence of More Dynamic Counselling Methods; Norman Amundson & Erin Thrift.- 17. Career Guidance and Public Policy; A.G. Watts.- 18. Training Career Practitioners in the 21st Century; Spencer G. Niles & Azra Karajic.- PART 4 - EDUCATIONAL AND VOCATIONAL GUIDANCE WITH SPECIFIC TARGET GROUPS.- 19. Guidance for Girls and Women; Jenny Bimrose.- 20. Career Guidance for Persons with Disabilities; Salvatore Soresi, Laura Nota, Lea Ferrari & V. Scott Solberg.- 21. Career Guidance with Immigrants; Charles P. Chen.- 22. Coping with Work and Family Role Conflict: Career Counselling Considerations for Women; Charles P. Chen.- 23. Career Guidance for Young People: Constructing a Way Forward; Hazel L Reid.- PART 5 - TESTING AND ASSESSMENT IN EDUCATIONAL AND VOCATIONAL GUIDANCE.- 24. Testing and assessment in an international context: cross-and multi-cultural issues; M. Eduarda Duarte & Jérôme Rossier.- 25. Career maturity assessment in an international context; Mark B. Watson.- 26. Interest assessment in an international context; Terence J. G. Tracey & Saurabh Gupta.- 27. Assessment of Values and Role Salience; Branimir sverko, Toni Babarovic & Iva sverko.- 28. Cognitive Measurement in Career Guidance; Jacques Grégoire & Frederic Nils.- 29. Qualitative Career Assessment: A higher profile in the 21st century?; Mary McMahon.- 30. Ethical Issues in Testing and Assessment; Donna E. Palladino Schultheiss & Graham B. Stead.- PART 6 - EVALUATION OF EDUCATIONAL AND VOCATIONAL GUIDANCE.- 31. Quantitative Research Synthesis: The Use of Meta-Analysis in Career Guidance and Vocational Psychology; Paul A. Gore, Jr. & Takuya Minami.- 32. Action theory: An integrative paradigm for research and evaluation in career; Richard A. Young & Ladislav Valach.- 33. Using Longitudinal Methodology in Career Guidance Research; Jane L. Swanson & Sarah A. Miller.- 34. Evaluation of Career Guidance Programs; Susan C. Whiston & Ilene M. Buck.- 35. CONCLUSION: An international and social perspective on career guidance; James A. Athanasou & Raoul Van Esbroeck.- NAME INDEX.- SUBJECT INDEX.
This handbook offers a comprehensive review on career guidance, with an emphasis on the applied aspects of guidance together with research methods and perspectives. It features contributions from more than 30 leading authorities in the field from Asia, Africa, America, Australasia and Europe and draws upon a wide range of career guidance paradigms and theoretical perspectives. This handbook covers such subjects as educational and vocational guidance in a social context, theoretical foundations, educational and vocational guidance in practice, specific target groups, testing and assessment, and evaluation.
This handbook offers a comprehensive review on career guidance, covering not only the background of vocational guidance but also the key issues across career guidance policy, processes, practices and procedures. It places emphasis on the applied aspects of guidance together with research methods and perspectives.
The handbook features contributions from more than 30 leading authorities in the field from Asia, Africa, America, Australasia and Europe who also offer valuable directions for future research. This handbook covers such subjects as educational and vocational guidance in a social context, theoretical foundations, educational and vocational guidance in practice, specific target groups, testing and assessment, and evaluation. It draws upon a wide range of career guidance paradigms and theoretical perspectives from person-environment fit, through developmental, to narrative and constructivist as well as critical theory approaches.