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|Title:||On the Edge of Later Life, 1930-1990|
|Depositor:||Thompson, P., University of Essex. Department of Sociology|
Thompson, P., University of Essex. Department of Sociology
Economic and Social Research Council
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Abstract copyright UK Data Service and data collection copyright owner.The project was carried out between 1991 and 1993 to establish sources of self-identity and relate this to prospective ageing, and to consider how earlier life experiences contributed to adaptability to ageing. In-depth life history interviews were carried out with individuals aged 55 to 59 and this collection comprises transcriptions and documentation from this work. The original audio recordings have been deposited seperately with the National Sound Archive of the British Library. The sample was drawn from participants in the pilot study for the British Household Panel Study.
Old age; ageing; retirement; death; bereavement; children; grandchildren; grandparents; parents; education; personal relationships; work; leisure; health; personal appearance; sex.
|Time period:||1930 - 1990|
|Dates of fieldwork:||1991|
No spatial unit
|Kind of data:||
Individual (micro) level
In-depth/unstructured interview transcripts.
Men and women aged 55-59
Cross-sectional (one-time) study
Selected from respondents in the pilot study of the British Household Panel Study (BHPS)
|Number of units:||50|
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|First edition:||31 January 2005|
|Copyright:||Copyright Paul Thompson|
|Access conditions:||30 year embargo. Special permission for access may be granted by the depositor in the meantime.|
|Please note:||Online documentation, prepared by the UK Data Archive, is available via the link below.|
|Availability:||These data are available from a service other than UK Data Service - National Social Policy and Social Change Archive. Albert Sloman Library Special Collections, University of Essex. Contact the UK Data Service in the first instance.|
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By principal investigator(s):
Thompson P.R., Itzen, C. and Abendstern, M. (1991) I don't feel old, understanding the experience of later life, Oxford: OUP
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