Modern Studies of Career as a Social Phenomenon: Theoretical and Methodological Problems and Ways to Overcome Them

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The article offers a critical analysis of the situation in the modern international social science in the field of studying the career as a social phenomenon. The main areas of research are outlined and their advantages and limitations are defined. Special attention is given to the consideration of theoretical and methodological limitations in career studies in the context of social stratification and social mobility; suggestions as to the ways to overcome these problems are made.

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P S Sorokin

National Research University “Higher School of Economics”

Department of Human Resources Management Faculty of Management




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