Written in non-technical language, this popular and practical volume has been completely updated to bring readers the latest advice on major issues involved in longitudinal research. It covers: research design strategies; methods of data collection; and how longitudinal and cross-sectional research compares in terms of consistency and accuracy of results.

Issues in Longitudinal Research

There is nothing unique about the methods used to collect data for longitudinal research. Longitudinal research, like cross-sectional research, relies upon three fundamental methods of gathering data: asking people questions, observing people's behavior, and observing the physical traces or ...

locked icon

Sign in to access this content

Get a 30 day FREE TRIAL

  • Watch videos from a variety of sources bringing classroom topics to life
  • Read modern, diverse business cases
  • Explore hundreds of books and reference titles