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Life Course Research: Development of a Field

Citation

Life Course Research: Development of a Field (1998). In Giele, Janet Z. & Elder, Glen H., Jr. (Eds.), Methods of Life Course Research: Qualitative and Quantitative Approaches (pp. 5-27). Thousand Oaks, Calif.: Sage.

Abstract

What are the most effective methods for doing life course research? 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.

Reference Type

Book Chapter

Book Title

Methods of Life Course Research: Qualitative and Quantitative Approaches

Editor(s)

Giele, Janet Z.
Elder, Glen H., Jr.

Year Published

1998

Pages

5-27

Publisher

Sage

City of Publication

Thousand Oaks, Calif.

Reference ID

1007