Social scientists generally agree that relations between the different life stages in advanced industrial societies are changing. Far less agreement exists over how to interpret these changes. Using an innovative approach to the study of life course, Marlis Buchmann explores the changes in educational, occupational, and family careers that threaten an end to familiar life patterns characteristic of the mid-twentieth century.
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(240mm x 164mm x 21mm)
University of Chicago Press
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Author Biography - Marlis Buchmann
Marlis Buchmann is privatdocent and lecturer in sociology at the University of Zurich.