Why Look at Life Courses in an Interdisciplinary Perspective? (R. Levy, The Pavie Team). Part I: Agency and Structure.
Structure Agency and the Space Between: On the Challenges and Contradictions of a Blended View of the Life Course. (Richard A. Settersten, L. Gannon). Agency, Events, and Structure at the End of the Life Course. (V.W. Marshall).
Looking at Ambivalences: The Contribution of a "New-Old" View of Intergenerational Relations to the Study of the Life Course. (K. Lüscher).
Part II: Transitions.
Agency and Structure in Educational Attainment and the Transition to Adulthood. (J. Mortimer, J.T. Staff, J.C Lee). Non-Normative Life Course Transitions: Reflections on the Significance of Demographic Events on Lives. (F.Y. Furstenberg). The Secret of Transitions: The Interplay of Complexity and Reduction in Life Course Analysis. (K. Bird, H. Krüger). Part III: Biographical Re-Construction.
Life-Course Transitions and Social Identity Change. (N. Emler). The Impact of Personality and Living Context on Remembering Biographical Transitions. (P. Perrig-Chiello, W.J. Perrig). Studying Lives in Time: A Narrative Approach. (D.P. McAdams). Part IV: Methodological Innovations.
Life Course Analysis: Two (Complementary) Cultures? Some Reflections with Examples Form the Analysis of the Transition to Adulthood. (F.C. Billari). Life Course Data in Demography and Social Sciences: Statistical and Data-Mining Approaches. (G. Ritschard, M. Oris). Five Steps in Latent Curve Modeling with Longitudinal Life-Span Data. (J.J. McArdle).
Afterthoughts. Incitations for Interdisciplinarity in Life Course Research. (P. Ghisletta et al.).