Book Volume 3 2016
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Surveying Human Vulnerabilities across the Life Course

ISBN: 978-3-319-24155-5 (Print) 978-3-319-24157-9 (Online)

Table of contents (10 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-vi

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-25

    Surveying Human Vulnerabilities Across the Life Course: Balancing Substantive and Methodological Challenges

  3. Chapter

    Pages 27-64

    Representation of Vulnerability and the Elderly. A Total Survey Error Perspective on the VLV Survey

  4. Chapter

    Pages 65-85

    Adapting Quantitative Survey Procedures: The Price for Assessing Vulnerability? Lessons from a Large-Scale Survey on Aging and Migration in Switzerland

  5. Chapter

    Pages 87-111

    Vulnerability Following a Critical Life Event: Temporary Crisis or Chronic Distress? A Psychological Controversy, Methodological Considerations, and Empirical Evidence

  6. Chapter

    Pages 113-129

    A Survey of Couples Facing Breast Cancer in Women

  7. Chapter

    Pages 131-157

    Career Pathways and Professional Transitions: Preliminary Results from the First Wave of a 7-Year Longitudinal Study

  8. Chapter

    Pages 159-176

    How to Survey Displaced Workers in Switzerland: Ways of Addressing Sources of Bias

  9. Chapter

    Pages 177-199

    Using Life History Calendars to Survey Vulnerability

  10. Chapter

    Pages 201-219

    Studying Youth Transitions Through a Social Network: First Impressions

  11. Chapter

    Pages 221-242

    Attrition in the Swiss Household Panel: Are Vulnerable Groups more Affected than Others?