Division III: Life courses in transformation

With the contributions in Division III soeb 2 focuses on the concept of biography organisation ("Lebensverlaufsregime") whereas the methodical emphasis is on the analysis of the corresponding biography data. Here transformation is mirrored by individual biographies. In one chapter the concept of biography organisation is introduced and its development in transformation is described by secondary studies based on the available data and statistics. What follows are three chapters with different empirical focuses corresponding to the three main stages of life.