Theoretical and Empirical Studies of the Professional Career: Integration Prospects on the Basis P. Bourdieu's Theory

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The article discusses the main current approaches to the interpretation of the term professional career, as well as the established lines of empirical study of the factors of career development. The author points out to the insufficient co-ordination between the efforts of theoretical conceptualization of career-related issues and the empirical studies of this subject. The author analyzes the most promising directions for further career research in terms of Bourdieu's theory of social space. Primarily, the author focuses on elaborating the concepts of career field and career capital related to it.

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P S Sorokin

National Research University Higher School of Economics

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Кафедра управления человеческими ресурсамиФакультет менеджмента; Национальный исследовательский университет«Высшая школа экономики»; National Research University Higher School of Economics


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