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Life Course Perspective

Citation

Elder, Glen H., Jr. (2007). Life Course Perspective.. Ritzer, George (Ed.) (pp. 2634-2639). Malden, Mass.: Blackwell.

Abstract

The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology is the reference for students, researchers, librarians, and academics in the field. This ground-breaking project brings together specially commissioned entries written and edited by an international team of the world's best scholars and teachers. With over 2000 articles / 5 million words and a COMPREHENSIVE PROGRAM OF UPDATES TO THE ONLINE VERSION adding new and revised entries, it will define the discipline of sociology for years to come and provides:
Clear, concise, expert definitions and explanations of the key concepts written by leading scholars in the field
An essential reference for expert and newcomer alike, with entries ranging from short definitions of key terms to extended explorations of major topics
Materials that have historically defined the discipline, but also more recent developments, significantly updating the store of sociological knowledge
Introductions to sociological theories and research that have developed outside of the United States and Western Europe
Sophisticated cross-referencing and search facilities
A timeline, lexicon by subject area, and extensive bibliographies
Regular updates of new and revised entries and features

Reference Type

Book Section

Year Published

2007

Author(s)

Elder, Glen H., Jr.