Health, social roles and the life course : a study of Australian women born between 1926 and 1966
This study investigated the relationships between Aush-alian women's social-role and
health careers. Most previous studies have used current-status measures of role
participation. It is a premise of this stiidy that these current-statiis indicators are
unsatisfactory because they poorly reflect social-role careers. As an alternative, this
study adopted a life-course approach where early-adulthood social-role structures are
thought to govern \he rest of the life course by conditioning the...[Show more]
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