Researching recent migrants

A paper published in Demographic Research, ‘Adapting chain referral methods to sample new migrants: possibilities and limitations’ reviewed the experience of attempting to sample two representative populations of new migrants in London. Together with my co-author, Renee Luthra,  I considered the lessons from that experience in a blog for openpop.org blog. In recent research we investigated using Respondent … More Researching recent migrants

Why Judicial Review is beneficial

The process through which legal redress may be obtained against public authorities is often criticised as being politicised, of little value to claimants, and burdensome on public bodies. Based on the largest empirical study of judicial review outcomes to date, Varda Bondy, Lucinda Platt and Maurice Sunkin explain for LSE British Politics and Policy blog how judicial review can actually benefit … More Why Judicial Review is beneficial

Dual ethnic and national identities

Patterns of Minority and Majority Identification in a Multicultural Society explores dual and individual ethnic and national identies among the UK’s minority and majority populations. Using the acculturation framework popularised by Berry it explores the strenght of minority groups’ ethnic and British identities and how they covary. It also capitalises on the fact that the … More Dual ethnic and national identities

Understanding Society: Ethnicity research user guide

If you are interested in carrying out ethnicity research using Understanding Society (UK Household Longitudinal Study), please download the Ethnicity Research User Guide, which provides an introduction to carrying out ethnicity related research making use of this rich and unprecedented data set. A range of other information and resources are available on the Understanding Society website ethnicity pages … More Understanding Society: Ethnicity research user guide