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Surveying Human Vulnerabilities across the Life Course

Author: Michel Oris; Caroline Roberts; Dominique Joye; Michèle Ernst Stähli
Publisher: Cham Springer International Publishing 2016.
Series: Life Course Research and Social Policies, 3
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
This open access book details tools and procedures for data collections of hard-to-reach, hard-to-survey populations. Inside, readers will discover first-hand insights from experts who share their successes as well as their failures in their attempts to identify and measure human vulnerabilities across the life course. Coverage first provides an introduction on studying vulnerabilities based on the Total Error  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Online-Ressource
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michel Oris; Caroline Roberts; Dominique Joye; Michèle Ernst Stähli
ISBN: 9783319241579 3319241575
OCLC Number: 950931166
Description: 1 online resource (1 Online-Ressource.).
Contents: Surveying Vulnerabilities across the Life Course: Balancing Substantive and Methodological Challenges: Michel Oris, Caroline Roberts, Dominique Joye, Michele Ernst-Stahli.- Representation of Vulnerability and the Elderly. A Total Survey Error Perspective on the VLV Survey: Michel Oris, Eduardo Guichard, Marthe Nicolet, Rainer Gabriel, Aude Tholomier, Christophe Monnot, Delphine Fagot, Dominique Joye.- Adapting Quantitative Survey Procedures: The Price to Capture Vulnerability? Lessons from a Large-scale Survey on Aging and Migration in Switzerland: Laure Kaeser.- Vulnerability following a critical life event: temporary crisis or chronic distress? A psychological controversy, methodological considerations, and empirical evidence: Pasqualina Perrig-Chiello, Sara Hutchison, Bina Knoepfli.- A Survey of Couples Facing Breast Cancer in Women: Linda Charvoz, Nicolas Favez, Sarah Cairo Notari, Benedicte Panes-Ruedin, Jean-Francois Delaloye .- A longitudinal research on professional trajectories: Preliminary results from the 1st wave of data collection on a representative sample: Christian Maggiori, Jerome Rossier, Franciska Krings, Claire Johnston, Koorosh Massoudi.- How to survey displaced workers in Switzerland? Sources of bias and ways around them: Isabel Baumann, Oliver Lipps, Daniel Oesch, Caroline Vandenplas.- Using Life History Calendars to Survey Vulnerability: Davide Morselli, Nora Dasoki, Rainer Gabriel, Jacques-Antoine Gauthier, Julia Henke, Jean-Marie LeGoff.- Data collection through a social network: First impressions: Veronique Eicher, Mouna Bakouri, Christian Staerkle, Marlene Carvalhosa Barbosa, Alain Clemence.- Attrition in the Swiss Household Panel: are vulnerable groups more affected than others: Martina Rothenbuhler, Marieke Voorpostel.
Series Title: Life Course Research and Social Policies, 3
Responsibility: edited by Michel Oris, Caroline Roberts, Dominique Joye, Michèle Ernst Stähli.


In addition, one essay discusses the rationale for the use of life history calendars in studying social and psychological vulnerability while another records the difficulty the authors faced when  Read more...


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