Latest Research on Career Influence: May 2020

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Youth Perspectives on Parental Career Influence The role of parents in youth career development is generally acknowledged though, often, perfunctorily. This inquiry examines youth perceptions of parental influence on their career development. We ask young men and women about specific career development attitudes and behaviors that bear on their relations with their parents. The sample consists of survey data from 362 high school juniors. The results confirm the trend of recent studies that report compatibility between parent and youth values, … Continue reading “Latest Research on Career Influence: May 2020”

News Update on Emotional Labour Research: Jan – 2020

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Development and validation of the Emotional Labour Scale This paper describes the event and validation of the Emotional Labour Scale (ELS) as tested on samples of 296 and 238 respondents. The ELS could also be a 15‐item self‐report questionnaire that measures six facets of emotional display within the workplace, including the frequency, intensity and type of emotional display, the duration of interaction, and surface and deep acting. Estimates of internal consistency for the subscales ranged from .74 to .91. Confirmatory … Continue reading “News Update on Emotional Labour Research: Jan – 2020”

News Update on International Politics Research: Jan – 2020

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Power in International Politics The concept of power is central to diplomacy . Yet disciplinary discussions tend to privilege just one , albeit important, form: an actor controlling another to try to to what that other wouldn’t otherwise do. By showing conceptual favoritism, the discipline not only overlooks the various sorts of power in international politics, but also fails to develop sophisticated understandings of how global outcomes are produced and the way actors are differentially enabled and constrained to work … Continue reading “News Update on International Politics Research: Jan – 2020”

Latest Research on Functionalism: Jan – 2020

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Functionalism Functional theorizing was sociology’s first theoretical perspective, arguing that the analysis of social systems should consider the survival needs or imperatives of the system that a specific subsystem meets. Functionalism emerged with Comte , and was further developed by Spencer and Durkheim , but by the 1920s it had disappeared from sociology. It remained in biology, and within the 1950s was reborn in sociology, primarily under the direction of Talcott Parsons’s work. However, the attitude is inherently flawed by … Continue reading “Latest Research on Functionalism: Jan – 2020”