Bullying paper wins prize

Stella Chatzitheochari was recently awarded the LIVES Best Paper Award for Young Scholars for her co-authored paper on childhood disability and bullying. The paper, Doubly Disadvantaged? Bullying Experiences Among Disabled Children and Young People in England, was co-authored with Lucinda Platt from LSE and Samantha Parsons from UCL and was published in the journal, Sociology. … More Bullying paper wins prize

Being bullied: the experiences of disabled children and young people

Children and young people with disabilities are more likely to be bullied at school compared to those students with no known disabilities. That’s one of the main findings from research conducted with Stella Chatzitheochari (University of Warwick) and Sam Parsons (University College London). We analysed data from the Millennium Cohort Study and Next Steps (formerly known as Longitudinal Study of … More Being bullied: the experiences of disabled children and young people

Smoking links between mothers and young people

Inter-generational concordance of smoking status between mothers and young people aged 10-15 in the UK uses Understanding Society to investigate the smoking status of young people aged 11-15 and their co-resident mothers. In addition to identifying who smokes and who doesn’t, the research looks at family factors that contribute to the odds of mothers and children being smokers … More Smoking links between mothers and young people

Ethnicity and bullying in young people

Ethnicity and bullying involvement in a national UK youth sample uses Understanding Society to investigate ethnic differences in bullying involvement (as victim and bully), controlling for potential confounders, including age, gender, economic situation, family structure and parent–adolescent relationships. The article was published in the Journal of Adolescence. Access the article via Professor Dieter Wolke’s Research Gate profile