Autoethnography in Vocational Psychology: Wearing Your Class on Your Sleeve

  title={Autoethnography in Vocational Psychology: Wearing Your Class on Your Sleeve},
  author={Peter McIlveen and Gavin Beccaria and Jan Du Preez and Wendy Patton},
  journal={Journal of Career Development},
  pages={599 - 615}
This article addresses reflective practice in research and practice and takes the issue of consciousness of social class in vocational psychology as a working example. It is argued that the discipline’s appreciation of social class can be advanced through application of the qualitative research method autoethnography. Excerpts from an autoethnographic study are used to explore the method’s potential. This reflexive research method is presented as a potential vehicle to improve vocational… 

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