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the words 'mind the gap' at a tube station

The gender pay gap: where to in 2019?

Raj Patel

It’s the second year of Gender Pay Gap reporting, so: what do we know about this complex challenge – and what can we do about it?

a UK passport

Becoming a UK citizen – does it make people happy and ‘integrated’?

Dr David Bartram

Does citizenship help to integrate people, or make an already vulnerable population more excluded?

streets and housing in Portland, Dorset

How things stand in 2019

Dr Jon Burton

A look at what to expect from Understanding Society in 2019

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