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Preface. Contributors. SECTION ONE: MAJOR THEORIES OF CAREER DEVELOPMENT, CHOICE, AND ADJUSTMENT. 1. The Minnesota Theory of Work Adjustment (Rene V. Dawis). 2. Holland's Theory of Vocational Personalities in Work Environments (Arnold R. Spokane and Maria Cristina Cruza-Guet). 3. The Theory and Practice of Career Construction (Mark L. Savickas). 4. Applying Gottfredson's Theory of Circumscription and Compromise in Career Guidance and Counseling (Linda S. Gottfredson). 5. A Social Cognitive View of Career Development and Counseling (Robert W. Lent). SECTION TWO: INFORMATIVE RESEARCH. 6. Occupational Aspirations: Constructs, Meanings, and Application (Jay W. Rojewski). 7. Job Search Success: A Review and Integration of the Predictors, Behaviors, and Outcomes (Alan M. Saks). 8. Theories and Research on Job Satisfaction (Barbara A. Fritzsche and Tiffany J. Parrish). 9. Work Performance and Careers (Joyce E. A. Russell). 10. Career Development in Context: Research with People of Color (Roger L. Worthington, Lisa Y. Flores, and Rachel L. Navarro). 11. Women's Career Development (Nancy E. Betz). SECTION THREE: ASSESSMENT AND OCCUPATIONAL INFORMATION. 12. Assessment of Interests (Jo-Ida C. Hansen). 13. Assessment of Needs and Values (James B. Rounds and Patrick Ian Armstrong). 14. Ability Assessment in Career Counseling (Nancy E. Ryan Krane and William C. Tirre). 15. Beyond Interests, Needs/Values, and Abilities: Assessing Other Important Career Constructs over the Life Span (Jane L. Swanson and Catalina D'Achiardi). 16. Occupational Classification and Sources of Occupational Information (Paul A. Gore Jr. and Jorie L. Hitch). SECTION FOUR: CAREER INTERVENTIONS ACROSS THE LIFE SPAN. 17. Promoting Career Development and Aspirations in School-Age Youth (Sherri L. Turner and Richard T. Lapan). 18. Counseling for Career Choice: Implications for Improving Interventions and Working with Diverse Populations (Matthew J. Miller and Steven D. Brown). 19. Counseling for Choice Implementation (LaRae M. Jome and Susan D. Phillips). 20. Counseling for Work Adjustment (Barbara Griffin and Beryl Hesketh). 21. Counseling for Retirement (Harvey L. Sterns and Linda Mezydlo Subich). SECTION FIVE: SPECIAL NEEDS AND APPLICATIONS. 22. Promoting the Career Development and Academic Achievement of At-Risk Youth: College Access Programs (Consuelo Arbona). 23. Promoting the Career Potential of Youth with Disabilities (Ellen S. Fabian and James J. Liesener). 24. Broadening Our Understanding of Work-Bound Youth: A Challenge for Career Counseling (Cindy L. Juntunen and Kara Brita Wettersten). 25. Blending Promise with Passion: Best Practices for Counseling Intellectually Talented Youth (John A. Achter and David Lubinski). 26. Counseling for Career Transition: Career Pathing, Job Loss, and Reentry (Becky L. Bobek and Steven B. Robbins). Author Index. Subject Index.

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Steven D. Brown, PhD, is a professor in the Department of Leadership, Foundations, and Counseling Psychology at Loyola University in Chicago. Robert W. Lent, PhD, is a professor in the Department of Counseling and Personnel Services at the University of Maryland, College Park. They are the editors of the Handbook of Counseling Psychology (Wiley), now in its third edition.

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