Children in Time and Place by Glen H. Elder, Jr.
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Children in Time and Place
By Glen H. Elder, Jr.

Children in Time and Place

Developmental and Historical Insights

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Children in Time and Place by Glen H. Elder, Jr.

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Each generation of American children across the tumultuous twentieth century has come of age in the different world. How do major historical events - such as war or the depression - influence children's development? Children in Time and Place brings together social historians and developmental psychologists to explore the implications of a changing society for children's growth and life chances. transitions provide a central theme, for historical transitions to the social transitions of children and their developmental experiences.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780521478014
ISBN-10: 0521478014
Format: Paperback
(228mm x 152mm x 17mm)
Pages: 304
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 24-Jun-1994
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Asks whether traditional observations about farm families apply to three hundred Iowa children who grew up with some tie to the land during the agricultural crisis of the 1980s, a time of widespread farm bankruptcies and factory closings. The answer, the authors show, is a resounding yes.

Craft of Life Course Research by Glen H. Elder, Jr. Craft of Life Course Research, Paperback (September 2009)

A comprehensive guide to doing life course research, including an 'inside view' of how they designed and carried out influential longitudinal studies.

Developmental Science by Glen H. Elder, Jr. Developmental Science, Paperback (March 2001)

Details the new, cross-disciplinary synthesis, as formulated by the Carolina Consortium on Human Development.

Children of the Great Depression by Glen H. Elder, Jr. Children of the Great Depression, Paperback (August 1998)

First published in 1974, this study follows 167 individuals born in 1920-1921 from their school days in Oakland, California, to the 1960s. The author uses a combined historical, social and psychological approach to assess the influence of the economic crisis on the life course of his subjects.

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