Skip to main content

Further reading

The list consists of core and extension readings and acts as a reference list in relation to the teaching materials. All core readings are provided.

Core reading
Hall, D.T. & Chandler, D.E. (2005) Psychological success: when career is a calling, Journal of organizational behavior, 26: 155-176

Hambly, L. (2011) Prayer, meditation and contemplation in career decision making, in H.L. Reid (ed.) Vocation, vocation, vocation: placing meaning in the foreground of career decision making, Centre for Career & Personal Development, Occasional Paper: Canterbury Christ Church University.

Haralambos, M. & Holborn, M. (2008) Sociology: themes and perspectives (7th edition), London: HarperCollins.
Extracts (pp. 75-82, 122-130, 174-181, 625-626, 642-644, 649-652).

Jung, C.G. (1934/1954) The development of personality, in C.G. Jung, The development of personality: papers on child psychology, education and related subjects, Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press.

Lips-Wiersma, M. (2002) Analysing the career concerns of spiritually oriented people: lessons for contemporary organizations, Career development international, 7 (7): 385-397

Noon, M., Blyton, P. & Morrell, K. (2013) The realities of work: experiencing work and employment in contemporary society (4th edition), Basingstoke: Macmillan.
Chapter 3 The Meaning of Work.

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.

Sharf, R.S. (2010) Applying career development theory to counseling (5th edition), Belmont, CA: Brooks/Cole.
Chapter 15 Career Decision-making Approaches (extract only pp.416-429).

Sugarman, L. (1986) Life-span development: concepts, theories and interventions, London: Routledge.
Chapter 2 Development and Change.

Sullivan, S.E. & Crocitto, M. (2008) The developmental theories: a critical examination of their continung impact on career research, in H. Gunz & Peiperl M. (eds) Handbook of career studies, Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Weber, M. (1918/2004). Science as a vocation, in M. Weber, D.S. Owen and T. Strong, The vocation lectures: 'science as a vocation'; 'politics as a vocation' (R. Livingstone, transl.), Indianopolis, IN: Hackett.


Extension reading
Athanasou, J.A. & Esbroeck, R.V. (2008) (eds.) International handbook of career guidance. Dordrecht, Netherlands: Springer.

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

Cochran, L. (1990) The sense of vocation: a study of career and life development, Albany, NY: State University of New York Press.

Hillman, J. (1997) The soul's code: in search of character and calling, New York, NY: Grand Central.

Inkson, K. (2007) Understanding careers: the metaphors of working lives, Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

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

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.

Lips-Wiersma, M. (2002). The influence of spiritual ‘meaning-making' on career behaviour, Journal of management development, 21 (7): 497-520.

Moore, T. (2008) A life at work: the joy of discovering what you were born to do, New York, NY: Broadway Books.

Owen D.S. & Strong T. (2004) Introduction: Max Weber's calling to knowledge and action, in M. Weber, D.S. Owen and T. Strong, The Vocation Lectures: 'Science as a Vocation'; 'Politics as a Vocation' (R. Livingstone, transl.), Indianopolis, IN: Hackett.

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

Romanyshyn, R.D. (2007). Re-search as vocation, in R.D. Romanyshyn, The wounded researcher: research with soul in mind, New Orleans, LA: Spring Book Journals.

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

Savickas, M. (2002) Career construction: a developmental theory of vocational behavior, in Brown, D. and Associates, Career choice and development (4th edn.), San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

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

Sugarman, L. (2001) Life-span development: frameworks, accounts and strategies (2nd edition), Hove: Psychology Press.

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