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ERIC Number: EJ178134
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Publication Date: 1978
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What Is a Cohort and Why?
Rosow, Irving
Human Development, 21, 2, 65-75, 78
Presents a theoretical discussion of the role of cohort effects in the study of human development. The paper examines three problems associated with cohort analysis. These involve the interrelated problems of defining boundaries, defining distinctive experiences, and analyzing typical response patterns. (BD)
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