Parental Support, Critical Consciousness, and Agency in Career Decision Making for Urban Students

  title={Parental Support, Critical Consciousness, and Agency in Career Decision Making for Urban Students},
  author={Chad D. Olle and Nadya A. Fouad},
  journal={Journal of Career Assessment},
  pages={533 - 544}
By investigating parental support as a distal variable and critical consciousness (CC) as a proximal variable, the authors targeted specific factors that may increase the perception of agency and, ultimately, motivated choice behavior in 11th and 12th graders (N = 137) in an urban high school. The current study adds to the base of support for social cognitive career theory (SCCT) with diverse populations. However, parental support—which served as a sample/age-relevant proxy for learning… Expand

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