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The Life Course
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Dannefer, Dale. 2010. “The Life Course”. TRAILS: Teaching Resources and Innovations Library for Sociology, April. Washington DC: American Sociological Association.


The aim of this course is to scrutinize major sociological approaches to the study of the human life course. Several distinct, albeit related, classes of phenomena have been studied in the life course area: individual outcomes; population-level patterns, and symbolic outcomes. This course will review critically the basic...

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Aging/Social Gerontology
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