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Understanding the Life Course: Sociological and Psychological Perspectives

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Understanding the Life Course provides a uniquely comprehensive guide to understanding the entire life course from an interdisciplinary perspective. Combining the important insights sociology and psychology have to bring to the study of the life course, the book presents the concept's theoretical underpinnings in an accessible style, supported by real-life examples.

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Hardcover, 224 pages
Published November 22nd 2010 by Polity Press (first published October 26th 2010)
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Mar 26, 2014 rated it liked it

As it promises, this book provides a psychological and sociological perspective to understanding the life course. Be warned though, it is incredibly dry. It is like reading a lengthened HSS-style reading with all the million and one theories. I guess it kind of delivered as expected so I can't complain but injecting some form of relatable summary would have been very useful. Content-wise, there was nothing that deviated from what is common-sensically known. On hindsight, I would have benefitted
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