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This is a study of occupational disengagement among students in American, British, and Spanish merchant marine academies. Disengagement is shown to be a function of two attributes of training. The first involves the content of training in the sense that students acquire a more realistic and less...
The literature of occupations and professions implies that there may be different routes into given work activities. However, a typology of different paths and associated conditions has not been explicitly advanced in the literature. In this paper, such a typology for professions is set forth....
A study of census data shows that differences in the occupational distribution of the male and nonwhite male labor force in the United States have declined slightly between 1950 and 1970, both overall and within educational groups. However, differences in level of schooling or test achievement...
This paper examines ways in which the concept of work identification may provide a useful means of delineating the boundaries of occupational groups. This concept is based on the view that the sociological utility of the concept occupation lies in its subjective meaning for participants in their...
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