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Career Guidance for Emancipation
Reclaiming Justice for the Multitude

ISBN 9780367663308
Published September 30, 2020 by Routledge
278 Pages

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Book Description

This edited collection explores ways in which social justice can be integrated into career guidance practice. Chapter authors propose models and practices which can contribute to struggles for social justice and consider how career guidance can play a role in these struggles. They explore policy and practice in the light of critical social theory both critiquing career guidance and opening up new possibilities for the field. The volume moves the discipline away from its overwhelming reliance on psychology in favor of theoretically pluralistic approaches informed by critical thinking in a range of disciplines. It seeks to expand the possibilities that are available to career guidance practitioners and researchers to support the growth of human flourishing and solidarity.

Table of Contents

  1. Representing Problems, Imagining Solutions: Emancipatory Career Guidance for the Multitude by Tristram Hooley, Ronald G. Sultana, and Rie Thomsen

  2. Part I: Addressing Diverse Experiences of Neoliberalism

  3. Women and Social Justice: Does Career Guidance Have a Role? by Jenny Bimrose, Mary McMahon, and Mark Watson

  4. Interventions for Career Construction and Work Inclusion of Individuals with Disability by Maria Cristina Ginevra, Sara Santilli, Laura Nota, and Salvatore Soresi

  5. ‘I am what I am’: queering career development and practice by Adrian Hancock and Alan Taylor

  6. Promoting change: The "Expanded Notion of Work" as a Proactive Response to the Social Justice Issues in Career Development Practice by Victor Wong and Toby C. Y. Yip

  7. Career Education and Guidance and Race (In)Equality in England by Charlotte Chadderton

  8. Career Guidance and Neoliberal Rationality in Italian Schools by Marco Romito

  9. Career Guidance and Social Justice in the Encounter between Caste and Neoliberalism in India by Anita Ratnam

  10. Part II: New practices, new possibilities

  11. GPS To a Better Future: Career Guidance for Social Justice in Catalonia's Adult Learning Centres by Carme Martínez-Roca and Marius Martínez Muñoz

  12. Social Advantage, Access to Employers and the Role of Schools in Modern British Education by Christian Percy and Elnaz Kashefpakdel

  13. Do Employment Services Need to be Neoliberal? by Alex Nunn

  14. Social Justice and Continuing Professional Development: A Workshop For Career Development Practitioners by Kristin Midttun and Phil McCash

  15. Schooled in the Work Ethic by Mark Rawlinson and Steve Rooney

  16. Norm Criticism: A Method for Social Justice in Career Guidance by Frida Wikstrand

  17. Reflexivity and social justice: Career guidance and counselling in a Serbian context by Tijana Maksimović and Helle Merete Nordentoft

  18. Part III: Conclusions and Next Steps

  19. Towards an Emancipatory Career Guidance: What Is To Be Done? by Tristram Hooley, Ronald G. Sultana, and Rie Thomsen

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Tristram Hooley is Professor of Careers Education at University of Derby, UK.

Ronald G. Sultana is Professor of Sociology of Education and Director of the Euro-Mediterranean Centre for Educational Research at University of Malta, Malta.

Rie Thomsen is Professor of Career Guidance and Head of the Guidance Research Unit at the School of Education at Aarhus University, Denmark.