Blossfeld, Hans-Peter 1954-

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BLOSSFELD, Hans-Peter 1954-

PERSONAL: Born July 30, 1954, in Munich, Germany; son of Otto and Camilla (Bloechl) Blossfeld; married Erika Gutsmüthl, December 22, 1980; children: Gwendolin Josephine, Pia Nicoletta. Education: Free University of Berlin, habilitation, 1987; University of Mannheim, Ph.D., 1984; University of Regensburg, M.S., 1980.

ADDRESSES: Home—Gefkensweg 7, 28879 Grasberg, Germany. office—Lehrstuhl für Soziologie I, Fakultät Sozial-und Wirtschaftwissenschaften, Postfach 1549, D-96045 Bamberg, Germany; fax: +491(0)95135996. E-mail—[email protected]

CAREER: Educator and author. University of Mannheim, Mannheim, Germany, research scientist, 1980-84; Max Planck Institute for Human Development and Education, Berlin, Germany, senior research scientist, 1984-89; European University Institute, Florence, Italy, professor of political and social sciences, 1989-92, external professor, 1992-95; University of Bremen, Bremen, Germany, professor of sociology and social statistics, 1992-98; University of Bielefeld, Bielefeld, Germany, professor of sociology and department chair, 1998-2002; Fakultät Sozial-und Wirtschaftwissenschaften, Bamberg, Germany, staff member. Worked in civil service, 1974-75.


Bildungsexpansion und Berufschancen: Empirische Analysen zur Lage der Berufsanfänger in der Bundesrepublik, Campus (New York, NY), 1985.

(With A. Hamerle and K. U. Mayer) Ereignisanalyse: Statistische Theorie und Anwendung in den Wirtschafts-und Sozialwissenschaften, Campus (New York, NY), 1986.

Kohortendifferenzierung und Karriereprozess: Eine Längsschnittstudie über die Veränderung der Bildungs-und Berufschancen im Lebenslauf, Campus (New York, NY), 1989.

(With A. Hamerle and K. U. Mayer) Event History Analysis, Lawrence Erlbaum (Hillsdale, NJ), 1989.

(Editor, with Yossi Shavit, and contributor) Persistent Inequality: Changing Educational Attainment in Thirteen Countries, Westview Press (Boulder, CO), 1993.

(Editor and contributor) The New Role of Women: Family Formation in Modern Societies, Westview Press (Boulder, CO), 1995.

(With Götz Rohwer) Techniques of Event History Modeling: New Approaches to Causal Analysis, Lawrence Erlbaum (Hillsdale, NJ), 1995, 2nd edition, 2002.

(Editor, with Catherine Hakim, and contributor) Between Equalization and Marginalization: Women's Part-time Work in Europe and the United States of America, Oxford University Press (Oxford, England), 1997.

(Editor, with Gerald Prein, and contributor) Rational-Choice Theory and Large-scale Data Analysis, Westview Press (Boulder, CO), 1997.

(With Reinhard Stockmann) Globalization and Changes in Vocational Training Systems in Developing and Advanced Industrialized Societies, M.E. Sharpe (Armonk, NY), 1999.

(Editor, with Sonja Drobnic) Careers of Couples in Contemporary Societies: A Cross-National Comparison of the Transition from Male Breadwinner to Dual-Earner Families, Oxford University Press (Oxford, England), 2001.

Contributor to books, including Comparative Studies of Social Structure: Recent Research on France, the United States, and the Federal Republic of Germany, edited by Wolfgang Teckenberg, M. E. Sharpe (Armonk, NY), 1987; Problems and Methods in Longitudinal Research: Stability and Change, edited by David Magnusson, Lars Bergmann, and other, Cambridge University Press (Cambridge, England), 1991; Changing Classes: Stratification and Mobility in Post-Industrial Societies, edited by G. Esping-Andersen, Sage (London, England), 1993; Gender and Family Change in Industrialized Countries, edited by Karen O. Mason and An-Magritt Jensen, Clarendon Press (Oxford, England), 1995; and Can Education Be Equalized?: The Swedish Case in Comparative Perspective, edited by Robert Erikson and Jan O. Jonsson, Westview Press (Boulder, CO), 1996. Contributor of more than 100 articles and reviews to scholarly journals, including American Journal of Sociology, Quality and Quantity, Sociological Methods and Research, Sociology of Education, Journal of Marriage and the Family, and International Journal of Sociology. Editor, European Sociological Review and Zeitschrift für Erziehungswissenschaften.

WORK IN PROGRESS: Research on globalization and changes in life courses in modern society.