Career Practitioners' Views of Social Justice and Barriers for Practice

Authors

  • Nancy Arthur University of Calgary
  • Sandra Collins Athabasca University
  • Mary McMahon Queensland University
  • Catherine Marshall University of Calgary

Keywords:

social justice, barriers, career, career practitioner, practice

Abstract

Increasing attention is being paid to the value of social justice in the field of career development. Social justice has strong historical roots in vocational psychology; however, the current literature is primarily conceptual in nature, and there are few resources that provide suggestions about how career practitioners can incorporate social justice into their practices with clients. This article orients readers to the topic of social justice and discusses various perspectives that are relevant for career development practice. Preliminary research results are reported about how Canadian career practitioners (N= 151) view social justice and their perceived barriers to incorporating social justice interventions. 

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2009-01-22

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Arthur, N., Collins, S., McMahon, M. ., & Marshall, C. (2009). Career Practitioners’ Views of Social Justice and Barriers for Practice . Canadian Journal of Career Development, 8(1), 22–31. Retrieved from https://cjcd-rcdc.ceric.ca/index.php/cjcd/article/view/243

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