Local places ruling life: compromises and restricted career choices in rural Sweden


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Author: Ennerberg, Elin; Lundberg, Janna; Axelsson, Malin


In this article, we explore the theme of choice in relation to education and work by discussing the notion of 'compromise' within career guidance. In particular, we analyse compromises related to career choice in regard to groups and individuals who are restricted - or belong - to a particular geographical place and how this spatial limitation is managed and discussed by career guidance counsellors who work with unemployed individuals. The article is based on the following questions: How are compromises and restricted choices considered in relation to place and belonging? How do career...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Career development; Disadvantaged; Youth; Employment

Keywords: Rural; Career choice; Career guidance; Career counselling; Career counsellor; Unemployed; Barrier; Decision making; Employment opportunity

Geographic subjects: Sweden; Europe

Published: [Cham, Switzerland]: Springer, 2022

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Journal volume: 5

Journal number: 4

Journal date: December 2022

Pages: pp. 281-295

ISSN: 2204-9193 (print), 2204-9207 (online)

Resource type: Article

Peer reviewed: Yes

Document number: TD/TNC 152.90

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