The list consists of core and extension reading and acts as a reference list in relation to the teaching materials. All the core reading is available online to aid in accessibility and browsing.


CORE READING

Cochran, L. (1992) The career project, Journal of career development, 18(3): 187-197.
Perma-link to e-article.

Gothard, B. (2001) Career development theory, in B. Gothard, P. Mignot, M. Offer & M. Ruff, Careers guidance in context, London: Sage.
Chapter 2. Gothard provides an introductory overview of some key career development theories. Link to e-book.

Hartung, P.J. (2013) The life-span, life-space theory of careers, in S.D. Brown & R.W. Lent (eds) Career development and counseling: putting theory and research to work, Hoboken, NJ: Wiley.
Chapter 4. Hartung provides an overview of Super's career development theory. Link to e-book.

Hodkinson, P. (2009) Understanding career decision-making and progression: careership revisited, Career research and development: the NICEC journal, 21: 4-17.(PDF Document)

Inkson, K. (2004) Images of career: nine key metaphors, Journal of vocational behavior, 65: 96-111.
Perma-link to e-article.

Law, B. (1981) Community interaction: a ‘mid-range’ focus for theories of career development in young adults, British journal of guidance and counselling, 9 (2): 142-158.
Perma-link to e-article.

Law, B. (2009) Building on what we know: community-interaction and its importance for contemporary careers-work, http://www.hihohiho.com/memory/cafcit.pdf (accessed 18th September 2014).
Link to author's website.

Mitchell, L.K. & Krumboltz, J.D. (1996) Krumboltz’s learning theory of career choice and counseling, in D. Brown, L. Brooks and Associates (eds) Career choice and development (3rd edition), San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.
Chapter 6. Scanned from printed book.

Nauta, M.M. (2013) Holland's theory of vocational choice and adjustment, in S.D. Brown & R.W. Lent (eds) Career development and counseling: putting theory and research to work, Hoboken, NJ: Wiley.
Chapter 3. Nauta provides an overview of Holland's career development theory. Link to e-book.

Patton, W. & McMahon, M. (2014) Career development and systems theory: connecting theory and practice (3rd edition) Rotterdam, Netherlands: Sense.
Chapter 9 entitled 'Systems theory framework of career development'. Link to e-book.

Savickas, M.L. (1995a) Examining the personal meaning of inventoried interests during career counseling, Journal of career assessment, 3 (2): 188-201.
Perma-link to e-article.

Savickas, M.L. (2013) Career construction theory and practice, in S.D. Brown & R.W. Lent (eds) Career development and counseling: putting theory and research to work, Hoboken, NJ: Wiley.
Chapter 6. Link to e-book.

Sharf, R.S. (2013) Applying career development theory to counseling (6th edition) Belmont, CA: Brooks/Cole Cengage.
Chapter 13 entitled 'Krumboltz's social learning theory'. Sharf provides a summary of Mitchell & Krumboltz's ideas. Scanned from printed book.

Spokane, A.R., Luchetta, E.J. & Richwine, M.H. (2002) Holland's theory of personalities in work environments, in D. Brown & Associates (eds) Career choice and development (4th edition), San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.
Chapter 9. Spokane et al. provide an overview of Holland's career development theory. Link to e-book.

Super, D.E. (1980) A life-span, life-space approach to career development, Journal of vocational behavior, 16: 282-298.
Perma-link to e-article.

EXTENSION READING

An asterisk indicates if available in the University library.


*Arthur, M.B., Hall, D.T. & Lawrence, B.S. (1989) Generating new directions in career theory: the case for a transdisciplinary approach, in M.B. Arthur, D.T. Hall & B.S. Lawrence (eds) Handbook of career theory, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

*Arthur, M.B., Inkson, K. & Pringle, J.K. (1999) The new careers: individual action and economic change, London: Sage.

*Arthur, M.B. & Rousseau, D.M. (1996) The boundaryless career: a new employment principle for a new organisational era, Oxford: Oxford University Press.

*Arulmani, G., Bakshi, A.J., Leong, F.T.L., & Watts, A.G. (2014) (eds) Handbook of career development: international perspectives, New York, NY: Springer.
E-book available.

*Athanasou, J.A. and Esbroeck, R.V. (2008) (eds) International handbook of career guidance, Dordrecht, Netherlands: Springer.
E-book available.

*Barley, S.R. (1989) Careers, identities and institutions: the legacy of the Chicago School of Sociology, in M.B. Arthur, D.T. Hall & B.S. Lawrence (eds) Handbook of career theory, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

*Becker, G.S. (1993) Human capital: a theoretical and empirical analysis, with special reference to education (3rd edition), Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press.

*Becker, H.S. (1963/1966) Outsiders: studies in the sociology of deviance, New York, NY: Free Press.

Bloch, D.P. & Richmond, L.J. (1997) (eds) Connections between spirit & work in career development, Palo Alto, CA: Davies-Black.

Bordin, E.S. (1990) Psychodynamic model of career choice and satisfaction, in D. Brown, L. Brooks and Associates (eds) Career choice and development: applying contemporary theories to practice (2nd edition), San Franciso, CA: Jossey-Bass.

Bowman, H., Hodkinson, P. and Colley, H. (2005) Employability and careers progression for full-time UK Masters students, Manchester: HECSU.

*Cochran, L. (1990a) The sense of vocation: a study of career and life development, Albany, NY: State University of New York Press.
Chapter one entitled 'Repetition and rhythm' provides an introduction to his thinking.

*Cochran, L. (1990b) Narrative as a paradigm for career research, in R.A. Young & W.A. Borgen (eds) Methodological approaches to the study of career, New York, NY: Praeger.

*Cochran, L. (1997) Career counselling: a narrative approach, Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

*Collin, A. (2000) Epic and novel: the rhetoric of career, in A. Collin & R.A. Young (eds) The future of career, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

*Collin, A. (2012) The systems approach to career, Journal of the national institute for career education and counselling, 28: 3-8.

*Collin, A. & Young, R.A. (1992) Constructing career through narrative and context: an interpretive perspective, in R.A. Young & A. Collin (eds) Interpreting career: hermeneutical studies of lives in context, Westport, CT: Praeger.

*Daws, P.P. (1977) Are careers education programmes in secondary schools a waste of time? - a reply to Roberts, British journal of guidance and counselling, 5 (1): 10-18.

*DeFillippi, R.J. and Arthur, M.B. (1996) Boundaryless contexts and careers: a competency-based perspective, in M.B. Arthur & D.M. Rousseau, The boundaryless career: a new employment principle for a new era, Oxford: Oxford University Press.

*El-Sawad, A. (2005) “Becoming a lifer”: unlocking career through metaphor, Journal of occupational and organizational psychology, 78 (1): 23-41.

*Erikson, E. H. (1964/1977) Eight ages of man, in Childhood and society, London: Paladin.

*Goffman, E. (1961/1968) Asylums: essays on the social situation of mental patients and other inmates, London: Penguin.

*Gottfredson, L.S. & Lapan, R.T. (1997) Assessing gender-based circumscription of occupational aspirations, Journal of career assessment, 5 (4): 419-441.

*Gunz, H. & Peiperl, M. (2007) (eds) Handbook of career studies, Los Angeles, CA: Sage.

*Gunz, H. & Peiperl, M. (2007) Introduction, in H. Gunz and M. Peiperl (eds) Handbook of career studies, Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

*Hodkinson, P., Sparkes, A.C. and Hodkinson, H. (1996) Triumphs and tears: young people, markets and the transition from school to work, London: David Fulton.

*Holland, J.L. (1997) Making vocational choices: a theory of vocational personalities and work environments (3rd edition), Odessa, FL: Psychological Assessment Resources.

*Hughes, E.C. (1937/1958) Institutional office and the person, in E.C. Hughes, Men and their work, London: Collier-Macmillan.

*Inkson, K. (2007) Understanding careers: the metaphors of working lives, Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
Chapter 1 entitled 'Career and metaphor'. Scanned from printed book.

*Johnson, M.K. & Mortimer, J.T. (2002) Career choice and development from a sociological perspective, in D. Brown & Associates (eds) Career choice and development (4th edition), San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.
E-book now available.

*Jung, C.G. (1963/1983) Memories, dreams, reflections, A. Jaffe (ed) R. Winston & C. Winston (transl), London: Fontana.

*King, Z. (2004) Career self-management: its nature, causes and consequences, Journal of vocational behavior, 65: 112-133.

*Krumboltz, J.D. (1996) A learning theory of career counseling, in M.L. Savickas & W.B. Walsh (eds) Handbook of career counseling theory and practice, Palo Alto, CA: Consulting Psychologists Press.

Krumboltz, J.D. (2009) The happenstance learning theory, Journal of career assessment, 17(2): 135-154.
Follow link on author's own web page to the e-article 'The happenstance learning theory'.

*Kuijpers, M.A.C.T & Scheerens, J. (2006) Career competencies for the modern career, Journal of career development, 32 (4): 303-19.

*Lave, J. & Wenger, E. (1991) Situated learning: legitimate peripheral participation, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

*Law, B. (1999) Career-learning space: new-DOTS thinking for careers education, British journal of guidance and counselling, 27 (1): 35-54.

Law, B. & Watts, A.G. (1977) Schools, careers and community, London: Church Information Office.

*Lent, R.W., Brown, S.D & Hackett, G. (2002) Social cognitive career theory, in D. Brown & Associates (eds) Career choice and development (4th edition), San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.
E-book now available.

*Levinson, D.J., Darrow, D.N., Klein, E.B., Levinson, M.H. and McKee, B. (1978) The seasons of a man's life, New York, NY: Knopf.

Levinson, D.J. & Levinson, J.D. (1996) The seasons of a woman's life, New York, NY: Knopf.

McCash, P. (2008) Career studies handbook: career development learning in practice, York: Higher Education Academy.(PDF Document)

*McIlveen, P. & Schultheiss, D.E. (2012) Social constructionism in vocational psychology, Rotterdam, Netherlands, Sense.
E-book now available.

*Mignot, P. (2000) Metaphor: a paradigm for practice-based research into ‘career’, British journal of guidance and counselling, 28 (4): 515-531.

Mitchell, L.K. & Krumboltz, J.D. (1996) Krumboltz’s learning theory of career choice and counseling, in D. Brown, L. Brooks and Associates, Career choice and development (3rd edition), San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

*Mitchell, K.E., Levin, A.S. & Krumboltz, J.D. (1999) Planned happenstance: constructing unexpected career opportunities, Journal of counseling and development, 77: 115-124.

Oxford English Dictionary (2002) Oxford English Dictionary Second Edition on CD-Rom Version 3.0, Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Parsons, F. (1909) Choosing a vocation, Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin.

*Patton, W. (2013) (ed) Conceptualising women's working lives, Rotterdam, Netherlands: Sense.
E-book now available.

*Pryor, R. and Bright, J. (2011) The chaos theory of careers: a new perspective on working in the twenty-first century, New York, NY: Routledge.

*Roberts, K. (1977) The social conditions, consequences and limitations of careers guidance, British journal of guidance and counselling, 9 (2): 1-9.

*Roberts, K. (2009) Opportunity structures then and now, Journal of education and work, 22 (5): 355-368.

*Roberts, R.J. (1980) An alternative justification for careers education: a radical response to Roberts and Daws, British journal of guidance and counselling, 8 (2): 158-174.

*Rogers, C.R. (1994) Freedom to learn, New York, NY: Macmillan.

*Savickas, M.L. (1995) Constructivist counseling for career indecision, Career development quarterly, 43: 363-373.

Savickas, M. L. (2007) The self in vocational psychology, www.vocopher.org/selfflv/self.html (accessed 23rd March 2012).

Savickas, M.L. (2009) Career-style counseling, in T.J. Sweeney (ed) Adlerian counselling and psychotherapy (5th edition), New York, NY: Routledge.

*Schein, E.H. (1978) Career dynamics: matching individual and organizational needs, Reading, MA: Addison-Wesley.

*Sharf, R.S. (2010) Applying career development theory to counseling (5th edition), Belmont, CA: Brooks/Cole.

*Stevens, A. (1994/2001) Jung: a very short introduction, Oxford: Oxford University Press.

*Sugarman, L. (1986/1990) Life-span development: concepts, theories and interventions, London: Routledge.

*Super, D.E. (1963) Self-concepts in vocational development, in D.E. Super, R. Starishevesky, N. Matlin, and J.P. Jordaan, Career development: self-concept theory: essays in vocational development, New York, NY: College Entrance Examination Board.

Super, D.E. (1982) Self-concepts in career development: theory and findings after thirty years, paper presented to the International Association for Applied Psychology, Edinburgh, Scotland.

Super, D.E. (1990) A life-span, life-space approach to career development, in D. Brown, L. Brooks, and Associates (eds) Career choice and development (2nd edition), San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

Super, D.E. (1992) Towards a comprehensive theory of career development, in D.H. Montross and C.J. Shinkman (eds) Career development: theory and practice, Springfield, IL: Charles C. Thomas.

*Super, D.E., Savickas, M.L., & Super, C.M. (1996) The life-span, life-space approach to careers, in D. Brown & L. Brooks (eds) Career choice and development (3rd edition), San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

*Thomas, K. (1999) (ed) The Oxford book of work, Oxford: Oxford University Press.

*Tomlinson, M. (2007) Graduate employability and student attitudes and orientations to the labour market, Journal of education and work, 20 (4): 285-304.

Walsh, W.B. (1996) Career counseling theory: problems and prospects, in M.L. Savickas and W.B. Walsh (eds) Handbook of career counseling theory and practice, Palo Alto, CA: Davies-Black.

*Watts, A.G. (1977) Careers education in higher education: principles and practice, British journal of guidance and counselling, 5 (2): 167-184.

*Weber, M. (1908/1970) A research strategy for the study of occupational careers and mobility patterns (Transl. D. Hytch), in J.E.T. Eldridge (Ed.), Max Weber: the interpretation of social reality, London: Michael Joseph.

*Wilensky, H.L. (1961) Orderly careers and social participation: the impact of work history on social integration in the middle mass, American sociological review, 26: 521-539.

*Willis, P. (1977) Learning to labour: how working-class kids get working-class jobs, Farnborough: Saxon House.

*Young, R.A. & Borgen, W.A. (1990) Introduction, in R.A. Young & W.A. Borgen (eds) Methodological approaches to the study of career, New York, NY: Praeger.

*Young, R.A., Domene, J.F. & Valach, L. (2015) (Eds.) Counseling and action: toward life-enhancing work, relationships, and identity, New York, NY : Springer.
E-book available soon.