Handbook of the Life Course

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ISBN: 978-0-306-47498-9 (Print) 978-0-306-48247-2 (Online)

Table of contents (34 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xx

  2. The Life Course Perspective

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      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-19

      The Emergence and Development of Life Course Theory

  3. Historical and Cross-National Variability in the Life Course

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      Pages 21-21

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      Pages 23-49

      Generations, Cohorts, and Social Change

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      Pages 51-78

      Stratified Incentives and Life Course Behaviors

  4. Normative Structuring of the Life Course

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 79-79

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      Pages 81-98

      Age Structuring and the Rhythm of the Life Course

  5. Movement Through the Life Course

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 99-99

    2. Institutional Structuring of Life Course Trajectories

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        Pages 103-121

        Parental Identification, Couple Commitment, and Problem Solving among Newlyweds

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        Pages 123-148

        Family Context and Individual Weil-Being

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        Pages 149-164

        Intergenerational Relations in Changing Times

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        Pages 165-184

        Educational Transitions, Trajectories, and Pathways

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        Pages 185-204

        From Work Trajectories to Negotiated Careers

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        Pages 205-225

        Government and the Life Course

      Transitions

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        Pages 229-250

        The First-Grade Transition in Life Course Perspective

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        Pages 251-267

        From Student to Worker

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        Pages 269-291

        Midcourse

      Turning Point

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        Pages 295-309

        Desistance from Crime over the Life Course

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        Pages 311-329

        Desistance from Crime and Deviance as a Turning Point in the Life Course

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        Pages 331-364

        Migration, Human Development, and the Life Course

  6. Life Course Construction

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 365-365

    2. Agency

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        Pages 369-388

        Self-Agency and the Life Course

      Connections Between Early and Subsequent Life Phases

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        Pages 391-411

        Connections between Childhood and Adulthood

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        Pages 413-436

        How and Why the Understanding of Developmental Continuity and Discontinuity is Important

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        Pages 437-459

        Adolescent Work and the Early Socioeconomic Career

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