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  • Present and Past in Middle Lifeby Dorothy H. Eichorn; John A. Clausen; Norma Haan

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 93.95

    Present and Past in Middle Life presents an interdisciplinary focus on the life course from adolescence to middle age. Part I is a review of the social history and life experiences that are shaped by the timing of historical forces exemplified in the Oakland Growth Study and the Guidance Study in California. Part II deals with the intrapersonal dimensions,... more...

  • Social Structure and Behaviorby Robert M. Hauser; David Mechanic; Archibald O. Haller

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Social Structure and Behavior: Essays in Honor of William Hamilton Sewell is a collection of 16 essays dealing with the social psychological aspects of schooling and achievement, social stratification and mobility, measurements and methods, and social structures and wellbeing. The collection discusses the political dimension of stratification, the... more...

  • Transitions and Social Changeby Dennis P. Hogan

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Transitions and Social Change: The Early Lives of American Men deals with the timing and synchronization of transition events that signify the passage of American males from adolescence to adulthood. The book is divided into four parts. Part I is an introduction to the study and its data and methods. This part also deals with the passage to adulthood,... more...

  • Aging and Milieuby Graham D. Rowles; Russell J. Ohta

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Aging and Milieu: Environmental Perspectives on Growing Old is a collection of essays that presents insight into the area of aging-environment research. The book focuses primarily on the physical, phenomenological, cultural, social, and clinical environmental context of an old person. Part I explores alternative conceptions of aging and milieu. The... more...

  • Lifestyle and Social Structureby Michael E. Sobel; Peter H. Rossi

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Lifestyle and Social Structure: Concepts, Definitions, Analyses is devoted the relationship between lifestyle and social structure. The book begins by constructing a meaningful concept of lifestyle in order to understand and model this relationship. The general formulation of the concept hinges on the descriptive word style, defined as ""any distinctive,... more...

  • Youth and Historyby John R. Gillis; Charles Tilly; Edward Shorter

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Youth and History: Tradition and Change in European Age Relations 1770-Present deals with the patterns of behavior and styles that characterizes the youth in a particular period of time. Chapters in the book discuss such topics as the description of youth in preindustrial Europe; the emergence of separate working class and middle class traditions... more...

  • Youth and Historyby John R. Gillis

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Youth and History: Tradition and Change in European Age Relations 1770 - Present, Expanded Student Edition deals with the patterns of behavior and styles that characterizes the youth in a particular period of time. Chapters in the book discuss such topics as the description of youth in preindustrial Europe; the emergence of separate working class... more...

  • Women in the Two Germaniesby Harry G. Shaffer

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Women in the Two Germanies: A Comparative Study of a Socialist and a Non-Socialist Society is a comparative study of the status and position of women in socialist East Germany and non-socialist West Germany. Drawing on research carried out in 1977 and 1978, as well as interviews with hundreds, if not thousands, of individuals from all walks of life... more...

  • Developmental Follow-Upby Sarah L. Friedman; H. Carl Haywood

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Developmental Follow-Up: Concepts, Domains, and Methods is a compendium of papers that deals with developmental follow-up research, follow-up studies, criterion assessment variables and instruments, as well as analyses of developmental data. The book discusses the historical, theoretical, and methodological considerations in developmental follow-up... more...

  • Adolescenceby J. Roy Hopkins

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 93.95

    Adolescence: The Transitional Years presents the intricate physical, emotional, and behavioral changes that occur during the years between childhood and adulthood. This book provides psychological studies of adolescence and the methods used to gain information about adolescent development. Organized into 12 chapters, this book begins with an overview... more...