- Handbooks of Sociology and Social Research
- Verlag: Springer, Berlin
- Artikelnr. des Verlages: 11675372
- Erscheinungstermin: Juli 2006
- Abmessung: 257mm x 179mm x 42mm
- Gewicht: 1448g
- ISBN-13: 9780387324579
- ISBN-10: 0387324577
- Artikelnr.: 20853541
I: The Life Course Perspective. 1. The Emergence and Development of Life Course Theory; G.H. Elder Jr. et al.
II: Historical and Cross-National Variability in the Life Course. 2. Generations, Cohorts, and Social Change; D.F. Alwin, R.J. McCammon. 3. Stratified Incentives and Life Course Behaviors; T. Kariya, J.E. Rosenbaum.
III: Normative Structuring in the Life Course. 4. Age Structuring and the Rhythm of the Life Course; R.A. Settersten Jr.
IV: Movement through the Life Course. A: Institutional Structuring of Life Course Trajectories. 5. Parental Identification, Couple Commitment and Problem Solving Among Newlyweds; I. Tallman. 6. Family Context and Individual Well-Being: Patterns and Mechanisms in Life Course Perspective; P. Uhlenberg, M. Mueller. 7. Intergenerational Relations in Changing Times; N.M. Putney, V.L. Bengtson. 8. Educational Transitions, Trajectories and Pathways; A.M. Pallas. 9. From Work Trajectories to Negotiated Careers: the Contingent Work Life Course; W.R. Heinz. 10. Government and the Life Course; L. Leisering. B: Transitions. 11. The First Grade Transition in Life Course Perspective; D.R. Entwisle, et al. 12. From Student to Worker; A.C. Kerckhoff. 13. Midcourse: Navigating Retirement and a New Life Stage; P. Moen. C: Turning Point. 14. Desistance from Crime over the Life Course; R.J. Sampson, J.H. Laub. 15. Desistance from Crime and Deviance as a Turning Pointin the Life Course; C. Uggen, M. Massoglia. 16. Migration, Human Development, and the Lifecourse; G. Jasso.
V: Life Course Construction. A: Agency. 17. Self-Agency and the Life Course; V. Gecas. B: Connections between Early and Subsequent Life Phases. 18. Connections between Chidhood and Adulthood; J.D. McLeod, E.P. Almazan. 19. How and Why the Understanding of Developmental Continuity and Discontinuity is Important: The Sample Case of Long-term Consequences of Adolescent Substance Use; J.E. Schulenberg, et al. 20. Adolescent work and the Early Socioeconomic Career; J.T. Mortimer, et al.
VI: Methods and Interdisciplinary Approaches. A: Modes of Studying the Life Course. 21. Distinguishing Age, Period, and Cohort Effects; N.D. Glenn. 22. Event History Models for Life Course Analysis; L.L. Wu. 23. Panel Models for the Analysis of Change and Growth in Life Course Studies; C.N. Halaby. 24. Characterizing the Life Course as Role Configurations and Pathways: A Latent Structure Approach; R. Macmillan, S.R. Eliason. 25. Linking Life-Course and Life-Story: Social Change and the Narrative Study of Lives Over Time; B.J. Cohler, A. Hostetler. B: Interdisciplinary Collaborations. 26. Personality Trait Development In Adulthood; B.W. Roberts, et al. 27. Biological Models of Behavior and the Life Course; M.J. Shanahan, et al. 28. Socioeconomic Status and Health Over the Life Course: Capital as a Unifying Concept; J.R. Frytak, et al.
VII: The Future of the Life Course. 29.
"This weighty collection of 34 research studies comprehensively examines the 'life course,' defined as '...the age graded socially-embedded sequence of roles that connect the phases of life.' The text's strenghts: comprehensiveness and comparative and historical perspectives. Highly recommended. Reference collections, upper-division undergraduate and above." -- S.D. Borchert, Lake Erie College, CHOICE
"Many of the current luminaries or up-and -comers in life course research are included. On balance this is a terrific book. And at 728 pages is is brimming with insights, syntheses, and reference material. (Just for fun, it weights 3 lbs. 13 oz). This book is well worth the price and will be a welcome addition to any library." -- Timothy J. Owens, Purdue University, Contemporary Sociology: A Journal of Reviews.