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Career aspirations and orientation to work: young Torres Strait Islanders, 1999

Arthur, Bill (W S); David-Petero, J


The principal aim of this paper was to determine what views young Torres Strait Islanders had about their careers and to assess their orientation or approach to work. Young Torres Strait Islanders often express their view of their future in terms of their work. However, as noted elsewhere in the study commitments to career may have to be balanced with those to family. People's notions of career seem influenced by their surrounding social and economic environment. Many young women are keen to...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research (CAEPR)
Type: Working/Technical Paper
Access Rights: Open Access


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