Heroic Idealization Impacts How We Perceive Work
The Horizons Tracker
DECEMBER 10, 2023
Firefighters, nurses, teachers, military service members, and doctors are often regarded as esteemed occupations within our society. These professions frequently appear on lists of the most respected jobs, and they are often the first choices children mention when asked about their future careers. They are also frequently depicted in a positive light in popular culture, featured in children’s literature, and packaged as Halloween costumes.