Towards an Interdisciplinary Perspective on the Life Course - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780762312511, 9780080460802

Towards an Interdisciplinary Perspective on the Life Course, Volume 10

1st Edition

Editors: René Levy Paolo Ghisletta Jean-Marie Le Goff Dario Spini Eric Widmer
Hardcover ISBN: 9780762312511
eBook ISBN: 9780080460802
Imprint: JAI Press
Published Date: 17th November 2005
Page Count: 412
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Table of Contents

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.).


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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.).


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No. of pages:
412
Language:
English
Copyright:
© JAI Press 2005
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Imprint:
JAI Press
eBook ISBN:
9780080460802
Hardcover ISBN:
9780762312511

About the Editors

René Levy Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

Universites de Lausanne et de Geneve, Lausanne, Switzerland

Paolo Ghisletta Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

Universite de Geneve, Geneve, Switzerland

Jean-Marie Le Goff Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

Universite de Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland

Dario Spini Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

Universite de Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland

Eric Widmer Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

Universite de Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland