Brotherhood of St Laurence

Sustainable human development across the life course : evidence from longitudinal research / edited by Prerna Banati.

By: Banati, Prerna [editor.]
Series: Policy Press scholarship online: Publisher: Bristol : Bristol University Press, 2021Edition: 1stDescription: xxxiv, 225 p. PDFISBN: 9781529204834 (PDF ebook) :Subject(s): Life course | Longitudinal Studies | Sustainable Development | Wellbeing | Child Development | Gender Equality | EqualityOnline Resources: DOWNLOAD PDF
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Front Cover -- Sustainable Human Development Across the Life Course: Evidence from Longitudinal Research -- Copyright information -- Dedication -- Dedication -- Table of contents -- Lsit of Figures, Tables and Boxes -- Notes on Contributors -- Foreword: Understanding and Enhancing Human Development Among Global Youth -- On the Unique Value of Developmentally Oriented Longitudinal Research -- Introduction: Measuring Sustainable Human Development Across the Life Course -- The sustainable development challenge -- About this book.

The unique value of the longitudinal design to understand development challenges -- Insights to SDG challenges from longitudinal research -- Challenge 2: Addressing multiple influences by unpacking drivers of well-being -- Challenge 3: Identifying effective timing and sequencing by illuminating trends and trajectories -- Final remarks and chapter summaries -- References -- 1 Exploring the Potential for Gender Norm Change in Adolescent Girls: Evidence from 'Real Choices, Real Lives' Longitudinal, Qu -- Introduction -- The 'Real Choices, Real Lives' cohort study -- Research methodology.

Using longitudinal, qualitative data -- Exploring the gender socialization process -- Main findings -- Longitudinal case studies -- Early adolescence and the non-linear process of disruption -- Social- and structural-level influences of disruption -- Harmful norms of 'masculinity' and persistent obstacles to social norm change -- Conclusions -- Notes -- References -- 2 Unequal Educational Trajectories: The Case of Ethiopia -- Introduction -- Theories and evidence on the mechanisms behind inequality of educational opportunity -- Context of Ethiopia -- Data, variables and research strategy.

Sample -- Variables -- School transitions -- Socioeconomic status -- Cognitive abilities -- Research strategy -- Findings -- The role of socioeconomic status in determining cognitive abilities -- The role of cognitive abilities in determining educational trajectories -- The role of socioeconomic status in determining educational trajectories for children with the same initial cognitive abilities -- Conclusions -- Notes -- References.

3 Early Life Transitions Increase the Risk for HIV Infection: Using Latent Class Growth Models to Assess the Effect of Key Life Events on HIV Incidence Among Adolescent Girls in Rural South Africa -- Introduction -- Methods -- Study design -- Statistical analysis -- Missing data -- Measures -- Results -- Specific life events and HIV incidence -- Cumulative life events and HIV incidence -- Conclusions -- References -- 4 Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals: Evidence from the Longitudinal Parenting Across Cultures Project -- Introduction -- Participants -- Procedure and measures.

This important book presents impactful findings from international longitudinal studies that responded to the Agenda 2030 commitment to "leave no-one behind".It provides actionable strategies for policy makers and practitioners to strengthen the global Sustainable Development Goals framework and accelerate their implementation.

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