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A Sociological Study on the Career Orientation of Undergraduates: Retrospect and Prospect

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DOI: 10.23977/jsoce.2023.051123 | Downloads: 19 | Views: 385


Yinjuan Song 1


1 College of Preparatory Education, Qinghai Minzu University, Xining, 810000, China

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Yinjuan Song


Recently, the career orientation of undergraduates has become a hot topic in the fields of Education, Sociology, Economics and Psychology. However, the breadth and depth of the related topic should be explored further. On account of this situation, the author collects related papers from 1994 to 2022, and analyzes the career orientation of undergraduates from the perspective of research sources, concepts, angles, subjects and methods. Meanwhile, this paper puts forward enlightens and future research direction. That is to say, the research subjects should be expanded to the students in underdeveloped areas, especially, the minority students. The influence of social factors should be probed deeply, especially, family capital. The research method should be improved fully to study on the situation of the career orientation of undergraduates and its potential factors, especially, the support of empirical data.


Undergraduates, the career orientation, social stratification, family capital, upward mobility


Yinjuan Song, A Sociological Study on the Career Orientation of Undergraduates: Retrospect and Prospect. Journal of Sociology and Ethnology (2023) Vol. 5: 177-181. DOI:


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