Career Endeavour: Pursuing a Cross-cultural Life Transition
Adopting a qualitative research framework, this text describes the career experience of professional trainees from non-Western cultures who have chosen to develop their careers in the West. It then highlights the implications of these experiences for theory, research and practice.
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Conceptualizing Life Career Interaction
Constructing Narrative Inquiry
The General Narrative of NWC Counsellor Trainees
Understanding a CrossCultural Life Career Transition
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