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Understanding careers : the metaphors of working lives

Author: Kerr Inkson
Publisher: Thousand Oaks : Sage Publications, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Understanding Careers: The Metaphors for Working Lives uses a unique framework of nine archetypal metaphors to encapsulate the field of career studies. Using an easy-to-read style, author Kerr Inkson examines key concepts, illustrating them with over 50 authentic career cases, to build a bridge between theory and "real life.""--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Inkson, Kerr.
Understanding careers.
Thousand Oaks : Sage Publications, ©2007
(DLC) 2006001826
(OCoLC)63125923
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kerr Inkson
ISBN: 9781483328867 1483328864 9781483376929 1483376923
OCLC Number: 882061887
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xx, 319 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Careers and metaphor --
Careers as inheritances --
Careers as cycles --
Careers as action --
Careers as fit --
Careers as journeys --
Careers as roles --
Careers as relationships --
Careers as resources --
Careers as stories --
Careers in practice --
Career counselling and metaphor.
Responsibility: Kerr Inkson.
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