Undergraduate Module Descriptor

POL3219: Politics Through the Life Course

This module descriptor refers to the 2017/8 academic year.

Indicative Reading List

This reading list is indicative - i.e. it provides an idea of texts that may be useful to you on this module, but it is not considered to be a confirmed or compulsory reading list for this module.

Basic reading:

 Methods of Analysis: 


Studies/back ground reading:

 Available at Exeter

  • Epidemiological methods in life course research [electronic resource] / edited by Andrew Pickles, Barbara Maughan, Michael Wadsworth. http://lib.exeter.ac.uk/record=b2547955~S6 
  • Social dynamics of the life course : transitions, institutions, and interrelations / editors, Walter R. Heinz, Victor W. Marshall http://lib.exeter.ac.uk/record=b1777999~S6 
  • Growing into politics : contexts and timing of political socialisation / edited by Simone Abendschön. 



  • Political Attitudes Over the Life Span: The Bennington Women After Fifty Years. by Duane F. Alwin, Ronald L. Cohen, Theodore M. Newcomb

The Terman Study of Genius -  http://www.nytimes.com/1995/03/07/science/75-years-later-study-still-tracking-geniuses.html?pagewanted=all