Cultural psychology as a transformative agent for vocational psychology

Stead, Graham
September 2007
International Journal for Educational & Vocational Guidance;Sep2007, Vol. 7 Issue 3, p181
Academic Journal
Vocational psychology is need of reinvigoration and one way to achieve this goal is by re-examining vocational psychology in the light of cultural psychology. Vocational psychology is a cultural enterprise and the embeddedness of culture needs to be more fully incorporated into career theory and research. Cross-cultural and cultural psychology are described. Specific reference is made as to how core vocational concepts, such as development and the self, can be re-interpreted through cultural lenses.


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