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
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
This presentation for the CIDE International Seminar on Design, Collection, And Analysis of Longitudinal Data, discusses the research opportunities that longitudinal studies provide, including the types of studies available and the research questions they can help answer. The presentation was given in Aguascalientes Mexico, November 19th, 2015. Download the slides.
Life Satisfaction, Ethnicity and Neighbourhoods: Is There an Effect of Neighbourhood Ethnic Composition on Life Satisfaction? is a Centre for Research and Analysis of Migration Working Paper. The paper uses Understanding Society to explore differences in life satisfaction for ethnic groups living in UK. Download the Working Paper from the Centre for Research and Analysis of Migration website