IJSSH 2017 Vol.7(6): 378-385 ISSN: 2010-3646
doi: 10.18178/ijssh.2017.V7.852

A Study of Communication between Parents and Teenagers Regarding Teenagers’ Career

Divatia A. and Pandya S.
Abstract—A huge gap is been found in the kind of education an individual receives during his/her initial years and the type of skills and equipped man power the job market demands. It all begins from the ambience an individual is provided right from the inception in his growth years. The socio-economic condition and parents approach have far stretch implications on an individual’s life and career. Parental support and communication has a crucial role to play within the career decision of a student. This study investigates the extent of parental guidance and parenting approach having an effect on a teenaged student’s decision regarding career. A particular trend is seen to be followed by the parents as well as the students. Most of the students are found to be taking science by their willingness and parents being happy considering that science is a prestigious stream and the belief that it can earn a sustainable future. The parents as well as the students have not given it a thought about the futuristic implication of following the rat race. This study has brought to notice various insights regarding the importance of fruitful discussion and communication between parents and teenagers for teenager’s career.

Index Terms—Parental communication, adolescence parenting, career counselling, career guidance.

The authors are with Social Science Researcher and Academician from Gujarat, India (e-mail: amidivatia@yahoo.co.in, srushti.pandya4@gmail.com).

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Cite: Divatia A. and Pandya S., "A Study of Communication between Parents and Teenagers Regarding Teenagers’ Career," International Journal of Social Science and Humanity vol. 7, no. 6, pp. 378-385, 2017.

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