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Cross-Cultural Research

Jorge Delva, Paula Allen-Meares, and Sandra L. Momper

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195382501
eISBN:
9780199777419
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195382501.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

The purpose of the book is to provide researchers with a framework to conduct research in a culturally sensitive manner with individuals, families, and communities in diverse cultural settings in the ... More


Theoretical Frameworks and Concepts for Guiding Social History Investigations

José B. Ashford and Melissa Kupferberg

in Death Penalty Mitigation: A Handbook for Mitigation Specialists, Investigators, Social Scientists, and Lawyers

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780195329469
eISBN:
9780199367603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195329469.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This chapter examines key components of the mitigation investigation process. It identifies relevant formulations for collecting and organizing the biological, psychological, and social information ... More


Conducting Longitudinal Studies

Jorge Delva, Paula Allen-Meares, and Sandra L. Momper

in Cross-Cultural Research

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195382501
eISBN:
9780199777419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195382501.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

In this chapter we present two examples of longitudinal studies. Both studies utilize an etic–emic approach and both are underway in urban, cosmopolitan areas. In both studies the etic approach stems ... More


Social Resources and Their Effect on Occupational Attainment through the Life Course 1

Hester Moerbeek and Henk Flap

in Social Capital: An International Research Program

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199234387
eISBN:
9780191740619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199234387.003.0064
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter discusses in detail the number of ways that social resources can affect a person's life chances. It focuses on a life-course perspective and copies part of the earlier research on ... More


Theoretical and conceptual issues in the extending working lives agenda

Clary Krekula and Sarah Vickerstaff

in Gender, Ageing and Extended Working Life: Cross-National Perspectives

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447325116
eISBN:
9781447325161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447325116.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

The policy debate on older people's extended participation in working life is not based on a social movement, such as the one putting forward demands on job opportunities for women, and has, by means ... More


Disability, identity and ageing

Lotta Holme

in Ageing with disability: A lifecourse perspective

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447305224
eISBN:
9781447310907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447305224.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter explores how pioneers of the modern Swedish disability rights movement experience ageing. The overarching question is how a deep commitment to disability issues can affect the identity, ... More


Calling over the Life Course: Sociological Insights

Catherine Fobes

in Vocation across the Academy: A New Vocabulary for Higher Education

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190607104
eISBN:
9780190607135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190607104.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Undergraduate education can make it seem as though vocational reflection and discernment is a once-and-for-all event, in which students find sudden enlightenment about their futures. In reality, we ... More


The life course perspective: a framework for autism research

Michaeline Bresnahan, Traolach Brugha, and Ezra Susser

in A Life Course Approach to Mental Disorders

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199657018
eISBN:
9780191748097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199657018.003.0012
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Autism, a developmental disorder typically seen as a condition affecting children, affects individuals throughout their lifetime. The life course perspective has shifted the frame of reference for ... More


Introduction

Kathrin Komp and Stina Johansson

in Population ageing from a lifecourse perspective: Critical and international approaches

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781447310716
eISBN:
9781447310730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447310716.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter introduces the rationale of the book. It explains the idea of the life-course perspective, and it discusses the added insight on population ageing that this perspective provides. ... More


Discussion and conclusion

Stina Johansson and Kathrin Komp

in Population ageing from a lifecourse perspective: Critical and international approaches

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781447310716
eISBN:
9781447310730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447310716.003.0014
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

The final chapter summarizes the findings of this book, discusses them, and draws conclusions. It thereby refines the initial explanation how the life-course perspective enhances our knowledge about ... More


Migration, retirement and transnationalism in the Mediterranean region

Claudine Attias-Donfut

in Ageing in the Mediterranean

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781447301066
eISBN:
9781447311393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447301066.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

France has for a long time, been receiving continuous waves of migrants from different countries. Initially, they came mainly from Portugal, Italy and Spain. During the second half of the 20th ... More


Youth Prepare for Adulthood

Katherine Irwin and Karen Umemoto

in Jacked Up and Unjust: Pacific is lander Teens Confront Violent Legacies

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520283022
eISBN:
9780520958883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520283022.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Where we introduced this book with Angel’s and Benny’s narratives, we complete the adolescent journey for these teens and others in chapter seven. In this chapter, we examine the different ways that ... More


Called to Tell Our Stories: The Narrative Structure of Vocation

Shirley Hershey Showalter

in Vocation across the Academy: A New Vocabulary for Higher Education

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190607104
eISBN:
9780190607135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190607104.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The ability to discern our vocations depends in part on the stories that we tell about our lives, as well as how we embody those stories. Narrative is a key category across a wide range of scholarly ... More


Food Insecurity and Public Health

Molly Knowles, Joanna Simmons, and Mariana Chilton

in Food and Public Health: A Practical Introduction

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190626686
eISBN:
9780190626716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190626686.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Food insecurity—lack of access to enough food for an active and healthy life—is a major public health issue, affecting the health and well-being of one in seven people in the United States. Food ... More


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