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Editors: Mark Watson (Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, South Africa), Mary McMahon (The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia)
Book Description:
This book provides a critical reflection on career development theory and practice and addresses pressing 21st century issues related to globalisation. Career development theory and practice has been described as eurocentric in its focus. In a global world of cultural diversity, complex work and employment issues and, more recently, global recession, such issues warrant careful thought in order to strategically position career development as a relevant discipline in the 21st century. At a more fundamental level, the issue of terminology in relation to work and career needs greater elaboration in a global world. (Imprint: Nova)

Table of Contents:
Foreword
Preface
Introducing the authors

Acknowledgments
Part 1: Background and History Chapter

Chapter 1. Career Development: 21st Century Global Issues and Challenges
(Mary McMahon and Mark Watson)

Chapter 2. Career Development in Global Context: History, Status, and Prospects
(Paul Hartung)

Part 2: Long-standing Issues and Challenges

Chapter 3. Career Development among the Lower Socioeconomic Strata in Developed Countries
(Ken Roberts)

Chapter 4. Career development and Women
(Jenny Bimrose)

Chapter 5. Practice Trends, Social Justice and Ethics
(Graham Stead and Justin Perry)

Part 3: Emerging Issues and Challenges

Chapter 6. The Globalisation of an Ethno-centric Career Theory and
Practice
(Alvin Leung and Mantak Yuen)

Chapter 7. Career Development and International Transitions
(Nancy Arthur)

Chapter 8. Learning, Career Development and Progression from Low Skilled Work in Developed Countries
(Alan Brown)

Chapter 9. Career counselling and indigenous populations: Implications of worldviews
(Nhlanhla Mkhize)

Chapter 10. Globalisation and Career Development: A Challenging Future
(Mark Watson and Mary McMahon)

Index

   Series:
      Professions - Training, Education and Demographics
   Binding: ebook
   Pub. Date: 2011
   Pages: 6 x 9 (NBC - C)
   ISBN: 978-1-61324-893-5
   Status: FM
  
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