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Calendar and Time Diary Methods in Life Course Research



October 2008 | 360 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
Calendar and Time Diary Methods in Life Course Research offers a road map to those who wish to use calendar and diary methods in their own research. The book is also a tool for examining issues related to these up-and-coming approaches to data collection. Finally, this text may serve as a helpful resource for readers who need to interpret literature based on calendar and diary research. It is ideal for graduate students and researchers who are interested in calendar and diary methods and who hail from fields such as sociology, psychology, nursing, communication, and education.

Robert F. Belli, Duane F. Alwin, and Frank P. Stafford
1. The Application of Calendar and Time Diary Methods in the Collection of Life Course Data
 
PART I. FOUNDATIONS
Frank P. Stafford
2. Timeline Data Collection and Analysis: Time Diary and Event History Calendar Methods
Robert F. Belli and Mario Callegaro
3. The Emergence of Calendar Interviewing: A Theoretical and Empirical Rationale
 
PART II. VARIATIONS IN THE COLLECTION AND APPLICATION OF CALENDAR, DIARY, AND TIME-USE DATA
Sangeeta Agrawal, Mark B. Sobell, and Linda Carter Sobell
4. The Timeline Followback: A Scientifically and Clinically Useful Tool for Assessing Substance Use
Kristy K. Martyn
5. Adolescent Health Research and Clinical Assessment Using Self-Administered Event History Calendars
Elaine Wethington and David M. Almeida
6. Assessment of Stressor Exposure Using Telephone Diaries: The Daily Inventory of Stressful Events
Polly A. Phipps and Margaret K. Vernon
7. Twenty-Four Hours: An Overview of the Recall Diary Method and Data Quality in the American Time Use Survey
 
PART III. DATA QUALITY ASSESSMENTS OF CALENDAR AND DIARY INSTRUMENTS
Mieko Yoshihama
8. Application of the Life History Calendar Approach: Understanding Women's Experiences of Intimate Partner Violence Over the Life Course
Norbert Schwarz, Daniel Kahneman, & Jing Xu
9. Global and Episodic Reports of Hedonic Experience
Brian Rowan, Eric Camburn, and Richard Correnti
10. Using Time Diaries to Study Instruction in Schools
Jennifer Roberts and Edward P. Mulvey
11. Reports of Life Events by Individuals at High Risk for Violence
Michael Hurd and Susann Rohwedder
12. Time Use in the Older Population: Variation by Socioeconomic Status and Health
Robert F. Belli, Sherman A. James, John Van Hoewyk, and Kirsten H. Alcser
13. The Implementation of a Computerized Event History Calendar Questionnaire for Research in Life Course Epidemiology
 
PART IV. METHODOLOGICAL ISSUES IN THE RELIABILITY, VALIDITY, AND COLLECTION OF TIME-BASED DATA
Arthur A. Stone and Joan E. Broderick
14. Protocol Compliance in Real-time Data Collection Studies: Findings and Implications
Wil Dijkstra, Johannes H. Smit, and Yfke P. Ongena
15. An Evaluation Study of the Event History Calendar
Duane F. Alwin
16. Assessing the Validity and Reliability of Timeline and Event History Data
 
PART V. LOOKING AHEAD
Frank P. Stafford and Robert F. Belli
17. Future Directions in Calendar and Time Diary Methods

currently using with a doc student in her dissertation using time diary methods.

Anna Wilson
Education Dept, Chapman University - Orange
October 26, 2009

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Robert F. Belli

Robert F. Belli is Professor of Psychology and Graduate Chair of the Survey Research and Methodology Program at the University of Nebraska—Lincoln, and Adjunct Research Associate Professor of the Survey Research Center at the University of Michigan. He is also North American Editor of Applied Cognitive Psychology. His most recent interests include the application of principles from cognitive psychology--especially autobiographical memory and conversational processes--to reduce response errors in retrospective survey reports. More About Author

Frank P. Stafford

Frank P. Stafford is Professor of Economics, Co-Director of the Panel Study of Income Dynamics, and Associate Director of the Institute for Social Research (ISR) at the University of Michigan. His active research areas include issues of time allocation, the economics of childcare, and cross-national comparative studies on the role of information technology. Other research interests include family decisions about wealth, pensions and savings as they relate to individual mental and physical health through time. More About Author

Duane F. Alwin

Duane F. Alwin is Tracy Winfree and Ted H. McCourtney Professor in Sociology, Demography, and Human Development at Pennsylvania State University, where he is affiliated with the Population Research Institute, the Survey Research Center, and the Gerontology Center. Prior to moving to Penn State, Alwin held an appointment for 23 years in the Survey Research Center of the Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan. The focus of his research and teaching includes survey methodology, families and children, socio-economic inequalities and health disparities, aging and the life course, and the linkages between processes of individual... More About Author

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