Sankalp Journal of Multidisciplinary Studies (SJMS), Volume : 1 Issue: 1, September- October 2021, Pp.
A STUDY ON THE
PARENTAL INVOLVEMENT IN CAREER CHOICES OF THEIR CHILDREN
Dr. Mitima Sachdeva
Amity Institute of Education
Amity University, Lucknow
involvement in the career choices of their children has seen a marked increase
in todays times. Cline and Fay, referring to adolescent school children whose
parents seem to hover over and rescue their children whenever trouble arises.
They were always pulling their children out of jams (p. 23). So these
hovered-over children had grown up, graduated from college, then began to enter
the workforce, consulted their parents before accepting a job offer. These
parents have this Helicopter syndrome where they are ultra-protective and
unwilling to let go of their children. These children bring with them an
elevated degree of parental involvement in their career, which is a new
phenomenon never been experienced before.
involvement, career choices