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Methods of Life Course Research : Qualitative and Quantitative Approaches - Janet Zollinger Giele

Methods of Life Course Research

Qualitative and Quantitative Approaches

By: Janet Zollinger Giele (Editor), Glen H. Elder, Jr. (Editor)

Paperback Published: 1st April 1998
ISBN: 9780761914372
Number Of Pages: 360

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What are the most effective methods for doing life-course research? In this volume, the field's founders and leaders answer this question, giving readers tips on: the art and method of the appropriate research design; the collection of life-history data; and the search for meaningful patterns to be found in the results.

Foreword
Crafting Life Course Studies
The Life Course Mode Of Inquiry
Life Course Research
Development of a Field
A Life Course Approach
Autobiographical Notes
The Craft of Life Course Studies
Data Collection And Measurement
Data Organization and Conceptualization
Retrospective vs Prospective Measurement of Life Histories in Longitudinal Research
Finding Respondents in a Follow-Up Study
Collecting Life History Data
Experiences from the German Life History Study
Strategies For Analysis
Life Reviews and Life Stories
Integrating Quantitative and Qualitative Data
Innovation in the Typical Life Course
Linking History and Human Lives
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ISBN: 9780761914372
ISBN-10: 0761914374
Series: Research Methods Ser.
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 360
Published: 1st April 1998
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 20.73 x 15.24  x 2.26
Weight (kg): 0.47

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