Women's career development throughout the lifespan: An international exploration

Women's career development throughout the lifespan: An international exploration. Edited by Jenny Bimrose, Mary McMahon and Mark Watson London, United Kingdom: Routledge, 2015.

Title Women's career development throughout the lifespan: An international exploration
Place of Publication London, United Kingdom
Publisher Routledge
Publication year 2015
Sub-type Edited book
Open Access Status
ISBN 9780415816779
9781135068783
113506878X
Language eng
Editor Jenny Bimrose
Mary McMahon
Mark Watson
Total number of pages 270
Collection year 2015
Year available 2014
Formatted Abstract/Summary
Women's careers have been a topic of research and discussion in many disciplines including sociology, business, industrial, organisational and vocational psychology, and career guidance. Despite the introduction of equal employment legislation in many countries, women's patterns of career development continue to reflect structural labour market disadvantage.This unique book brings together expert contributions from academic researchers, as well as representing the voices of older women who participated in an international research investigation. Grounded in multidisciplinary empirical studies, the book provides: a variety of perspectives on women's careers in the 21st century; an international exploration of the voice of the older woman; an understanding of both the challenges and responses to women as they construct their careers.Offering a comprehensive understanding of women's career development throughout the lifespan, this book will be of key interest to academics and researchers from the fields of education, psychology, management, geography, labour market economics and sociology, as well as career practitioners, managers, trainers, researchers and policy developers.
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Institutional Status Non-UQ

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