Description - Calendar and Time Diary Methods in Life Course Research by Robert F. Belli
Calendar and Time Diary Methods in Life Course Research offers a road map to those who wish to use calendar and diary methods in their own research. The book is also a tool for examining issues related to these up-and-coming approaches to data collection. Finally, this text may serve as a helpful resource for readers who need to interpret literature based on calendar and diary research. It is ideal for graduate students and researchers who are interested in calendar and diary methods and who hail from fields such as sociology, psychology, nursing, communication, and education.
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Author Biography - Robert F. Belli
Robert F. Belli is Professor of Psychology and Graduate Chair of the Survey Research and Methodology Program at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and Adjunct Research Associate Professor of the Survey Research Center at the University of Michigan. He is also North American Editor of Applied Cognitive Psychology. His most recent interests include the application of principles from cognitive psychology--especially autobiographical memory and conversational processes--to reduce response errors in retrospective survey reports. Frank P. Stafford is Professor of Economics, Co-Director of the Panel Study of Income Dynamics, and Associate Director of the Institute for Social Research (ISR) at the University of Michigan. His active research areas include issues of time allocation, the economics of childcare, and cross-national comparative studies on the role of information technology. Other research interests include family decisions about wealth, pensions and savings as they relate to individual mental and physical health through time. Duane F. Alwin is Tracy Winfree and Ted H. McCourtney Professor in Sociology, Demography, and Human Development at Pennsylvania State University, where he is affiliated with the Population Research Institute, the Survey Research Center, and the Gerontology Center. Prior to moving to Penn State, Alwin held an appointment for 23 years in the Survey Research Center of the Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan. The focus of his research and teaching includes survey methodology, families and children, socio-economic inequalities and health disparities, aging and the life course, and the linkages between processes of individual development, history and social change.