The de-standardization of the life course : Are men and women equal ? §

  title={The de-standardization of the life course : Are men and women equal ? §},
  author={Eric D. Widmer and Gilbert Ritschard},
Various studies suggest that rather than being a general trend that concern all individuals and all life domains uniformly, the de-standardization of the life course has taken distinct shapes and has followed distinct paces in various countries and social groups. In that respect, the gender divide may play a key role in de-standardization processes. The paper empirically tests cohort and sex effects on quantified indexes of de-standardization based on data from the Swiss Household Panel… CONTINUE READING
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