Labour market information and social justice: a critical examination

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Staunton, Tom and Rogosic, Karla 2021. Labour market information and social justice: a critical examination. International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10775-021-09466-3
AuthorsStaunton, Tom and Rogosic, Karla
Abstract

Labour Market Information forms a central place in career practice and how individuals enact their careers. This paper makes use of Alvesson and Sandberg’s (Constructing research questions: doing interesting research. Sage, Thousand Oaks, 2013) methodology of focussing research on theoretical assumptions to construct a critical literature review on the relationship between Labour Market Information and career guidance. This paper presents six theoretical conceptions from the career literature: Contact, Rationalism, Nomad, Adaptability, Constructivist and Social Justice. We will argue for the need to move towards more constructivist understandings of Labour Market Information as well understandings linked to more critical understandings of the labour market.

KeywordsCareer guidance; Social justice; Labour market information
Year2021
JournalInternational Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance
PublisherSpringer
ISSN1573-1782
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)https://doi.org/10.1007/s10775-021-09466-3
Web address (URL)http://hdl.handle.net/10545/625642
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Publication dates04 Mar 2021
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Accepted12 Feb 2021
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