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Regardless of the well-established consensus at the desire for an interdisciplinary study paradigm to appreciate the unfolding of human lives inside of their social context, present empirical study not often embraces this trust. This quantity goals at interpreting the feasibility and hurdles of interdisciplinarity particular to given study fields by means of bringing jointly top North-American and eu researchers in sociology, psychology, social psychology and social demography, all hugely fascinated with fostering an interdisciplinary standpoint for the examine of the human existence path. The contributions are geared up alongside 4 significant axes, 3 of them important (agency and constitution, transitions, and biographical re-constructions) and one methodological (methodological innovations), leaving plentiful leeway for the contributions to handle the categorical earnings and problems of empirical interdisciplinary examine inside of their specific area. The editors introduce the quantity by way of discussing common beneficial properties, theoretical linkages, and transversal noticeable issues of interdisciplinarity in existence direction examine. Likewise, the quantity is ended by means of the editors' conclusions in accordance with the contributions; they unmarried out significant demanding situations and problems for the interdisciplinary research of the existence direction, including a few promising learn intended to handle such problems and increase present wisdom concerning the lifestyles course.The quantity speaks to either skilled students and graduate scholars of the existence path. complex students will enjoy the most modern in lifestyles path study domain names and from a finished review of existence path methodologies. Graduate scholars of the lifestyles direction will locate within the ebook an unique advent to many empirical elements of lifestyles path study and to the appliance of cutting edge easy methods to a variety of learn settings, in addition to wealthy bibliographical references from the learn literature in English, German and French.