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Lifecycle Events and Their ConsequencesJob Loss, Family Change, and Declines in Health$
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Kenneth A. Couch, Mary C. Daly, and Julie M. Zissimopoulos

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780804785853

Published to Stanford Scholarship Online: January 2014

DOI: 10.11126/stanford/9780804785853.001.0001

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Introduction

Introduction

Chapter:
(p.1) Chapter One Introduction
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Lifecycle Events and Their Consequences
Author(s):

Kenneth A. Couch

Mary C. Daly

Julie M. Zissimopoulos

Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:10.11126/stanford/9780804785853.003.0001

The introductory chapter presents an overview of this volume which provides a structured examination of three of the most important events that occur in the lives of most adults: changes in employment, family, and health. The book's sections are organized around these events. Each section contains a chapter that provides an initial overview of how common it is to experience changes in employment, family, and health. Then, additional chapters are provided that examine both short and long-term consequences of events of each type. Because each individual topical area, such as job loss, might relate to the others, e.g. changes in family structure, each section includes a chapter that examines at least one of these interrelationships. As a whole, the studies contained in the volume demonstrate that very common life transitions are strongly linked to short and long-term economic well-being but also cascade into other areas of life.

Keywords:   lifecycle, life course, job loss, displacement, disability, health limitation, family, divorce, subjective well-being

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