Andrew Bell is a senior lecturer in Quantitative Social Sciences at the Sheffield Methods Institute, University of Sheffield, UK.
The interplay of lifecycle, history and generation - or age, period and cohort, in humbler terms - is one of the great puzzles in the study of individual and social change. This landmark collection is a major contribution on a topic that reaches from philosophy to social statistics. Don't be overtaken by time: start reading now! - Professor David Voas, University College London, UK Understanding age, period, and cohort effects is a mainstream concern in all the social sciences. But researchers have struggled with how exactly to approach 'APC' issues. This book provides invaluable, up-to-date methodological guidance. - Professor Malcolm Fairbrother, Umea University, Sweden