The list consists of core and optional readings and acts as a reference list in relation to the teaching materials. All core readings are shown in bold and provided in the module reading pack. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for a copy if you have not received this. 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, 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.
*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, 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.
The reading pack contains chapter one entitled 'Repetition and rhythm'.
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, 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.
*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.
Hodkinson, P. (2009) Understanding career decision-making and progression: careership revisited, Career research and development: the NICEC journal, 21: 4-17.
*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.
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, Handbook of career studies, Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
Holland, J.L. (1997) Making vocational choices: a theory of vocational personalities and work environments (3rd edition), Odessa, FL: Psychological Assessment Resources.
Holland, J.L. (1997) Introduction to the theory, in J.L. Holland, 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.
The reading pack contains chapter one entitled 'Career and metaphor'.
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: Jossey-Bass.
*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.
*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. (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.
*Law, B. (1999) Career-learning space: new-DOTS thinking for careers education, British journal of guidance and counselling, 27 (1): 35-54.
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 January 2013).
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: Jossey-Bass.
*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, http://www.heacademy.ac.uk/assets/documents/employability/career_studies_handbook.pdf (accessed 19th January 2013).
*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), Jossey-Bass: San Francisco, CA.
*Mitchell, K.E., Levin, A.S. & Krumboltz, J.D. (1999) Planned happenstance: constructing unexpected career opportunities, Journal of counseling and development, 77: 115-124.
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Patton, W. & McMahon, M. (1998) Career development and systems theory: a new relationship, Pacific Grove, CA: Brooks/Cole.
Patton, W. & McMahon, M. (1999) Career development and systems theory: a new relationship, Pacific Grove, CA: Brooks/Cole.
The reading pack contains chapter nine entitled 'A systems theory framework of career development'.
*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, 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.
*Savickas, M.L. (1995a) Examining the personal meaning of inventoried interests during career counseling, Journal of career assessment, 3 (2): 188-201.
*Savickas, M.L. (1995b) 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, Career choice and development (2nd edition), San Francisco: 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: 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 boys 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.