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A theory of vocational development

by Donald E. Super
American Psychologist ()
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Abstract

The author describes "a theory of vocational development, a theory inherent in and emergent from the research and philosophy of psychologists and counselors during the past two decades." Basic assumptions of Ginzberg's theory and limitations inherent in it are discussed. 12 elements of an adequate theory of vocational development are given. A ten-point summary is given. 33 references. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2012 APA, all rights reserved)

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