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Event History Analysis in Life Course Research
Edited by Karl Ulrich Mayer and Nancy Brandon Tuma

A compendium of studies drawn from an international conference, this volume includes the newest and most substantive work on event history analysis. Researchers at four institutions convened, shared models of analysis, and collected their findings for the first time. The studies included represent work done in the following organizations: The Max Planck Institute in West Germany; The U.S. Social Science Research Council’s Committee on Comparative Stratification; The Special Research Unit of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft; and MASO, and informal German working group on mathematical sociology.

This book is one of twelve in the University of Wisconsin Press’s Life Course Studies series, arranged by the series editors David L. Featherman and David I. Kertzer.

Karl Ulrich Mayer
is professor and chair of the department of sociology at Yale University, as well as the co-director of the Center for Research on Inequalities and the Life Course. He was previously director at the Max Planck-Institut für Bildungsforschug in Berlin for more than twenty years. Nancy Brandon Tuma is professor emerita of sociology at Stanford University. She is co-author of Social Dynamics: Models and Methods.

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Event History Analysis in Life Course Research

August 1990

LC: 89-040261 H
297 pp. 6 x 9
67 tables

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