Longitudinal and Life Course Studies

Welcome to Longitudinal and Life Course Studies, the international journal that brings together the range of longitudinal research within the broad framework of life course study.    

"Everything about this journal marks it as a high-quality, well-cited product" (SCOPUS, 2014) 

Aim
To meet the communication needs of researchers using longitudinal and life course study methods at the interfaces of social, developmental and health sciences.

Impact
The journal has been accepted (2018) into the Social Sciences Citation Index®, maintained by Clarivate Analytics, along with their Journal Citation Reports/Social Sciences Edition, and Current Contents®/Social and Behavioral Sciences. It had been in the Emerging Sources Citation Index since 2016, and will be eligible for rating with an Impact Factor in 2019. It is also indexed by Google and by the SCOPUS citation database since 2014.

Publication
Four times each year - January, April, July and October. 

Availability
Online free of charge one year from publication - go to ARCHIVES above. Manuscripts ‘approved for publication’ available via online repositories from the date of publication under the Green Model of Open Access.

Guidance
Readers, Authors and Librarians - go to right hand column of this page - also for registration details.


Vol 9, No 1 (2018): Special Issue - Outcomes of children raised in out-of-home care

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Table of Contents

Editorial

Janna Verbruggen, Victor van der Geest, Catrien Bijleveld
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1–5

Special Section

Nathanael J Okpych, Huiling Feng, Keunhye Park, Adrianna Torres-García, Mark Courtney
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6–29
Margit Averdijk, Denis Ribeaud, Manuel Eisner
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30–57
Janna Verbruggen, Victor van der Geest, Catrien Bijleveld
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58–79
An Nuytiens, Ilse Luyten, Jenneke Christiaens, Els Dumortier
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80–100
Claire Louise Cameron
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101–114
Pamela Cox, Heather Shore, Zoe Alker, Barry Godfrey
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115–128

Book Review

Nikki Shure
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129–130

Full Issue

 
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1–130