Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
First Committee Member
Ronald W. Smith
Number of Pages
The purpose of this study was to develop a greater understanding of occupational/career choice of workers in the special events industry and explore which social science theory(ies) might best explain the entry of those in this particular occupation. In this study, the following dominant factor about workers in the special events industry emerged: occupation as a reflection of self.
Career Choice; Events; Industry; Occupational; Entry; Sociological; Special; Special Events Industry; Theories; Workers
Industrial relations; Ethnology; Social psychology
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
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Nelson, Kathleen Beard, "Sociological theories of career choice: A study of workers in the special events industry" (2004). UNLV Retrospective Theses & Dissertations. 2588.