Award Date

1-1-2004

Degree Type

Dissertation

Degree Name

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Department

Sociology

First Committee Member

Ronald W. Smith

Number of Pages

92

Abstract

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.

Keywords

Career Choice; Events; Industry; Occupational; Entry; Sociological; Special; Special Events Industry; Theories; Workers

Controlled Subject

Industrial relations; Ethnology; Social psychology

File Format

pdf

File Size

3665.92 KB

Degree Grantor

University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Language

English

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Identifier

https://doi.org/10.25669/hrul-kcbj


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