Children Of The Great Depression: 25th Anniversary Edition

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Avalon Publishing, Sep 11, 1998 - Psychology - 470 pages
"In this highly acclaimed work first published in 1974, Glen H. Elder Jr. presents the first longitudinal study of a Depression cohort. He follows 167 individuals born in 1920–1921 from their elementar"
 

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Contents

The Depression Experience
5
Adaptations to Economic Deprivation
25
Coming of Age in the Depression
41
IV
44
Children in the Household Economy
64
5
83
Status Change and Personality
118
Social Status and Striving
134
The Depression Experience in Womens Roles
238
Parenthood as Problem Situation and Growth
252
Reviewing the Past
258
The Depression Experience in Life Patterns
269
Beyond Children of the Great Depression
299
Appendix A Tables
345
Appendix B Sample Characteristics Data Sources
364
On Comparisons of the Great
374

A Concluding
145
7
153
Contingencies in a Womans Life
203
Economic Deprivation in the Life Course
213
A Womans Place Is in the Home
222

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About the author (1998)

Glen H. Elder Jr. is Howard W. Odum Distinguished Professor of Sociology and research professor of psychology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he codirects the Carolina Consortium on Human Development and manages a research program on life course studies at the Carolina Population Center, the Center for Developmental Science, and the Institute of Aging. He has also served on the faculties of the University of California at Berkeley and Cornell University.

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