Contents
PART I THE ROLES OF OCCUPATIONS
1.
The Role of Occupations in Society 3
2.
Occupations in Three Societies 12
3.
The Role of the Occupation in the Life of the Individual 23
PART II PEOPLE DIFFER
4.
Variability 43
5.
Physical Differences 57
6.
Psychological Differences 68
7.
Psychological Differences (Continued) 79
8.
Differences in Social Inheritance 103
9.
Differences in Education and Other Biographical Factors 117
PART III OCCUPATIONS DIFFER
10.
The Structure of Occupations in the United States135
11.
The Classification of Occupations 143
12.
The Classification of Occupations (Continued) 153
13.
Group I Occupations: Service 169
14.
Group II Occupations: Business Contact 178
15.
Group III Occupations: Organization 182
16.
Group IV Occupations: Technology 197

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