Category: Journal Articles

How young adults’ appraisals of work and family goals changed over the Great Recession: An examination of gender and rural-urban differences

  Publication Type Journal Article Year of Publication 2019 Authors Recksiedler, C, Settersten, RA Journal Journal of Youth Studies Pagination 1 - 17 Date Published 09/2019 ISSN 1367-6261 Abstract Using data from the German Socio-Economic Panel, we examine how work and family goals of young men and women changed from before to after the Great Recession … Continue reading How young adults’ appraisals of work and family goals changed over the Great Recession: An examination of gender and rural-urban differences

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Special Issue: Theoretical and methodological frontiers in life course research

Bernardi, L., Huinink, J., & Settersten, R. A., Jr. (Eds.)(2019). Theoretical and methodological frontiers in life course research. Advances in Life Course Research, 41. https://www.sciencedirect.com/journal/advances-in-life-course-research/vol/41

The inseparability of human agency and linked lives

Publication Type Journal Article Year of Publication 2019 Authors Landes, SD, Settersten, RA Journal Advances in Life Course Research Pagination 100306 Date Published 07/2019 ISSN 10402608 Abstract The notion that people make choices and take actions that determine the outcomes of their lives – human agency – is a central principle of the life course paradigm. … Continue reading The inseparability of human agency and linked lives

Leveraging public health research to inform state legislative policy that promotes health for children and families

Publication Type Journal Article Year of Publication 2019 Authors Tomayko, EJ, Godlewski, B, Bowman, S, Settersten, RA, Weber, B, Krahn, GL Journal Maternal and Child Health Journal Date Published 01/2019 ISSN 1092-7875 Abstract Purpose Engagement in policy is an essential public health service, with state legislatures serving as important arenas for activity on issues affecting … Continue reading Leveraging public health research to inform state legislative policy that promotes health for children and families

The life course cube: A tool for studying lives

Publication Type Journal Article Year of Publication 2018 Authors Bernardi, L, Huinink, J, Settersten, RA Journal Advances in Life Course Research Date Published 11/2018 ISSN 10402608 Abstract This paper proposes a conceptualization of the life course as a set of behavioral processes characterized by interdependencies that cross time, life domains, and levels of analysis. We … Continue reading The life course cube: A tool for studying lives

Flux: Insights into the Social Aspects of Life Transitions

Year of Publication 2018 Authors Settersten, RA, Thogmartin, A Journal Research in Human Development Volume 15 Issue 3-4 Pagination 360 - 373 Date Published 10/2018 ISSN 1542-7609 Abstract Life transitions are often conceptualized and studied as individual experiences. But in reality, transitions are rarely individual: they are relational. We offer a set of insights into … Continue reading Flux: Insights into the Social Aspects of Life Transitions

Less trusting and connected? Social trust and social integration among young adults during the recession

Year of Publication 2018 Authors Day, JK, Settersten, RA Journal Advances in Life Course Research Volume 37 Pagination 57 - 68 Date Published 01/2018 ISSN 10402608 Abstract The transition to adulthood became more precarious in the United States and many other countries during the Great Recession of the late 2000s. We investigate perceived social trust … Continue reading Less trusting and connected? Social trust and social integration among young adults during the recession

What do I call us? The investment model of commitment processes and changes in relationship categorization

Publication Type Journal Article Year of Publication 2018 Authors Hadden, BW, S. Harvey, M, Settersten, RA, Agnew, CR Journal Social Psychological and Personality Science Volume 463 Pagination 194855061774511 Date Published Mar-20-2018 ISSN 1948-5506 Abstract See more details Tweeted by 1 1 readers on Mendeley The investment model of commitment has been used to understand relationship … Continue reading What do I call us? The investment model of commitment processes and changes in relationship categorization

Some things I have learned about aging by studying the life course

Publication Type Journal Article Year of Publication 2017 Authors Settersten, RA Journal Innovation in Aging Volume 1 Issue 2 Date Published 09/2017 Abstract “Aging” and the “life course” are distinct but complementary phenomena that inform one another. Building on this insight, this essay conveys some lessons the author has learned about aging by studying the … Continue reading Some things I have learned about aging by studying the life course

Precisely where are we going? Charting the new terrain of precision prevention

Publication Type Journal Article Year of Publication 2017 Authors Meagher, KM, McGowan, ML, Settersten, RA, Fishman, JR, Juengst, ET Journal Annual Review of Genomics and Human Genetics Volume 18 Issue 1 Pagination 369 - 387 Date Published Apr-24-2017 ISSN 1527-8204 Abstract In addition to genetic data, precision medicine research gathers information about three factors that … Continue reading Precisely where are we going? Charting the new terrain of precision prevention