From the Publisher
Winner of the 2001 Richard Kalish Innovative Publication Award
Presented by the Gerontological Society of America in recognition of insightful and innovative publications on aging and life course development in the behavioral and social sciences.
About the Author
Richard A. Settersten, Jr., Ph.D., is Associate Professor of Sociology at Case Western Reserve University, where he is also Co-Director of the Schubert Center for Child Development and Faculty Associate of the University Center on Aging and Health. Settersten received his Ph.D. in Human Development and Social Policy from Northwestern University. He has also held fellowships at the Institute for Policy Research at Northwestern University and the Max Planck Institute for Human Development and Education in Berlin.
Dr. Settersten is the editor of Invitation to the Life-Course: Toward New Understandings of Later Life.