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Elder, Glen H. Jr

Works: 95 works in 409 publications in 4 languages and 12,425 library holdings
Genres: Longitudinal studies  History  Drama  Conference papers and proceedings  Action and adventure films  Crime films  Comedy films  Television mini-series  Short films  Horror films 
Roles: Author, Editor, Commentator, Other, Thesis advisor, Interviewee
Classifications: HN80.O18, 155
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Glen H Elder
Most widely held works by Glen H Elder
Children of the Great Depression : social change in life experience by Glen H Elder( Book )

68 editions published between 1974 and 2019 in 4 languages and held by 2,476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this 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 elementary school days in Oakland. California, through the 1960s. Using a combined historical, social, and psychological approach, Elder assesses the influence of the economic crisis on the life course of these Californians over two generations. The twenty-fifth anniversary edition of this classic study includes a new chapter by the author which explores how World War II and the Korean War changed the lives of these Depression youth and a younger birth cohort (1928-29)"--Jacket
Historical influences on lives & aging( )

10 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,730 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This volume focuses on the ways in which the life course of individuals is affected by the historical contexts in which they live. Editors Schaie and Elder, along with contributors, explore the following pivotal concerns: how historical changes, such as immigration, affect the life course; the impact of historical transitions within societies, such as the collapse of the Soviet Union; the linking mechanisms, such as how coming of age in wartime affected young people during World War II. One of the goals of this volume is to help readers gain a better understanding of the immediate and long-range effects of historical events on lives and aging. To stimulate thought and discussion, each chapter is followed by two insightful commentaries"--Provided by the Publisher
Working with archival data : studying lives by Glen H Elder( )

26 editions published between 1992 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The number of longitudinal data archives is growing almost daily, yet no resource exists to help understand the relationship between research questions and archival data--until now. Drawing on a single project, the Lewis Terman Study at Stanford University, the authors illustrate how to use the model-fitting process to select and fit the right data set to a particular research problem. Employing a step-by-step approach, this handy volume covers the measurement of historical influences, the adaptation of existing coding schemes to temporal patterns that are characteristic of life records, and the recasting of archival materials to illuminate contemporary questions that the data were not designed to answer."--Publisher description
Methods of life course research : qualitative and quantitative approaches( )

19 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 1,124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What are the most effective methods for doing life course research? The field's founders and leaders answer this question giving readers tips on: the art and method of appropriate research design; the collection of life history data; and the search for meaningful patterns found in the results. Readers who are interested in collecting or analyzing for themselves the varieties and themes of life course patterns and paths will find that Methods of Life Course Research provides the keys to planning, organizing, analyzing, and interpreting life events data
Examining lives in context : perspectives on the ecology of human development by Phyllis Moen( Book )

29 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in English and held by 741 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This groundbreaking book extends the work of Urie Bronfenbrenner whom Melvin Kohn described as "the quintessential person for spurring psychologists to ... realize that interpersonal relationships are embedded in the larger social structures of community, society, economics, and politics." In Examining Lives in Context, over two dozen distinguished scholars show how Bronfenbrenner's ecological theory and research led them to focus their own work on problems crucial to "real life"--The complex, rapidly changing world that challenges researchers to design inquiries in often dramatic new ways. By taking into account the importance of time, place, process, and life course, the interdisciplinary contributors to this volume forge a new path in previously uncharted territory in human development
Children in time and place : developmental and historical insights by Glen H Elder( Book )

28 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in English and held by 666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
Children of the land : adversity and success in rural America by Glen H Elder( Book )

11 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and held by 632 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In Children of the Land, the authors ask whether traditional observations about farm families - strong intergenrational ties, productive roles for youth in work and social leadership, dedicated parents, and a network of positive engagement in church, school, and community life - apply to 300 Iowa children who have grown up with some tie to the land. The answer, as the authors show, is a resounding yes. The study includes families involved in full-time or part-time farming, displaced farm families, families in which the parents grew up on a farm, and non-farm families - the comparison group."--Jacket
Developmental science( Book )

22 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in English and held by 588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book grew from that long-term collaboration. In addition to the collaborative statement, individual chapters outline implications of the orientation for method and theory in traditional disciplines. The chapters address specific developmental issues, varying across time frames, methodologies, disciplines, cultures, and even species. They provide an inside look at the basic issues that confront modern social and behavioral study, including its strengths and problems
Families in troubled times : adapting to change in rural America by Rand Conger( Book )

7 editions published between 1994 and 2018 in English and held by 575 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The turbulent decade of the 1980s began with financial calamity in several sectors of the United States economy, from automaking to agriculture. The rural Midwest experienced its worst economic decline since the Depression years. Thousands of farmers lost their operations, and the small rural communities that serve agriculture often changed from prosperous business centers to struggling villages with many empty buildings and boarded-up storefronts along their main streets. Families in Troubled Times examines the plight of several hundred rural families who have lived through these difficult years. The participants in the Iowa Youth and Families Project, the subjects of the present study, include farmers, people from small towns, and those who lost farms and other businesses as a result of the "farm crisis." The book traces the influence of economic hardship on the emotions, behavior, and relationships of parents, children, siblings, husbands, and wives. The results of the study show that although economic stress has a powerful adverse effect on individuals and families, countervailing social influence can help to blunt these negative processes and to assist in the repair of the personal and interpersonal damage they produce
Adolescence in the life cycle : psychological change and social context by Sigmund E Dragastin( Book )

14 editions published between 1973 and 1994 in English and held by 543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life course dynamics : trajectories and transitions, 1968-1980( Book )

13 editions published in 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The craft of life course research by Glen H Elder( Book )

14 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book provides a comprehensive guide to doing life course research, including an “inside view” of how to design and carry out influential longitudinal studies. The contributors trace the connections between early and later experience and reveal how researchers and graduate students can discover these links in their own research. The book describes the best and newest ways to: Use surveys, life records, ethnography, and data archives to collect different types of data over years or even decades. Apply innovative statistical methods to measure dynamic processes that result in improvement, decline, or reversibility in economic fortune, stress, health, and criminality. Explore the micro- and macro-level explanatory factors that shape individual trajectories, including genetic and environmental interactions, personal life history, interpersonal ties, and sociocultural institutions
Linking social structure and personality by Glen H Elder( Book )

11 editions published between 1973 and 1986 in English and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adolescent socialization and personality development by Glen H Elder( Book )

12 editions published between 1968 and 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Children in changing worlds : sociocultural and temporal perspectives by Ross D Parke( Book )

7 editions published in 2019 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Children live in rapidly changing times that require them to constantly adapt to new economic, social, and cultural conditions. In this book, a distinguished, interdisciplinary group of scholars explores the issues faced by children in contemporary societies, such as discrimination in school and neighborhoods, the emergence of new family forms, the availability of new communication technologies, and economic hardship, as well as the stresses associated with immigration, war, and famine. The book applies a historical, cultural, and life-course developmental framework for understanding the factors that affect how children adjust to these challenges, and offers a new perspective on how changing historical circumstances alter children's developmental outcomes. It is ideal for researchers and graduate students in developmental and educational psychology or the sociology and anthropology of childhood."--Page [i]
Fitting in : [socialization] by Bonnie Mitchell( Visual )

2 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Humans are born without culture. For virtually anyone, culture begins with the family and continues through other social agents such as school, peer groups and mass media. This lesson follows the general process by which people develop their personalities and learn about the world around them - a process referred to as socialization
Adolescent achievement and mobility aspirations by Glen H Elder( Book )

5 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Family structure and socialization by Glen H Elder( Book )

6 editions published in 1980 in English and Italian and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fitting in( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Humans are born without any culture. For virtually anyone the process of socialization begins with the family and continues through other social agents such as school, peer goups and mass media. The popularity of reality television shows that offer 'extreme makeovers' [of persons] is highlighted in this lesson as an example of the desire to fit in"--Container
Golden years( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The longevity revolution, cross-cultural differences, stereotypes -- all present challenges to meeting the needs of America's growing population of elderly adults. This lesson explores issues surrounding aging, death and dying, and features the Jewish Home for the Aged in San Francisco -- a nursing home that provides a rich array of programs for it residents."
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Historical influences on lives & aging
Historical influences on lives & agingWorking with archival data : studying livesMethods of life course research : qualitative and quantitative approachesExamining lives in context : perspectives on the ecology of human developmentChildren in time and place : developmental and historical insightsChildren of the land : adversity and success in rural AmericaDevelopmental scienceThe craft of life course research
Alternative Names
Elder, Glen 1934-

Elder, Glen H.

Elder, Glen H. 1934-

Elder, Glen H. Jr

Elder, Glen Holl.

Elder, Glennard Holl Jr

Elder, Glennard Holl Jr. 1934-

Glen Elder Amerikaans socioloog

Glen Elder Professor of sociology

Glen Elder sociologue américain

Glen Elder US-amerikanischer Soziologe

Глен Элдер американский социолог

جلان إيلدر

エルダー, グレン・H