CitationMortimer, Jeylan T. & Shanahan, Michael J. (2003). Handbook of the Life Course. New York: Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishing.
AbstractThis comprehensive handbook provides an overview of key theoretical perspectives, concepts, and methodological approaches that, while applied to diverse phenomena, are united in their general approach to the study of lives across age phases. In surveying the wide terrain of life course studies with dual emphases on theory and empirical research, this important reference work presents probative concepts and methods and identifies promising avenues for future research.
Reference TypeEdited Book
Author(s)Mortimer, Jeylan T.
Shanahan, Michael J.