Drawing on a decade of work on ethnicity and social mobility, this paper, presented as a plenary at the European Sociological Association 2015 conference in Prague, argues that serious and systematic attention to social mobility across ethnic groups has the potential to illuminate not only migration processes and immigrant outcomes, but also to shed light … More Social mobility, ethnicity and immigration
Six waves of Understanding Society data have now been released. This gives researchers the opportunity to learn more about how the lives of families and households in the UK have evolved over since. We can look at what has changed and what has stayed the same in people’s work, attitudes, family lives, health, housing, education … More Understanding Society Wave 6
There is a wealth of research that considers the labour market outcomes of ethnic minorities and immigrants in the UK, often with a focus on pay gaps as well as unemployment and labour market participation. Despite the amount we now know about migrants’ and minorities’ labour market position and occupational status, there remain gaps not … More Ethnicity, immigration, social mobility: it’s complicated!
Sampling recently arrived immigrants in the UK: exploring the effectiveness of Respondent Driven Sampling is an ISER Working Paper. The paper describes an adaptation of Respondent Driven Sampling, a chain- referral technique, to sample migrants from Pakistan and Poland who had arrived in the UK within the previous 18 months. It goes on to discuss issues around … More Sampling recently arrived immigrants in the UK