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The Big-Five personality factors, mental health, and social-demographic indicators as independent predictors of gratification delay

Adrian Furnham, Helen Cheng

PsychologyDemographyWell BeingHealthSocial Stratification


Did austerity cause Brexit?

Thiemo Fetzer

PoliticsPublic OpinionArea EffectsGeographyElections. Electoral BehaviourEconomicsPovertyInternational Economic Relations


Local unemployment changes the springboard effect of low pay: evidence from England

Alexander Plum, Gundi Knies

Area EffectsRegional EconomicsGeographyLabour MarketUnemploymentWages And Earnings


What influences mothers’ decisions about returning to work after having a baby? Understanding the role of childcare in returning to employment – an Understanding Society and Coram Family and Childcare briefing

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Area EffectsSocial NetworksGeographyLabour MarketHouseholdsChildbearing: FertilityHousehold EconomicsLife Course AnalysisSociology Of HouseholdsCaregiving


Mental health and ethnic density among adolescents in England: a cross-sectional study

Jeun Jun, Stephen Jivraj, Keishia Taylor

Area EffectsGeographyDemographyYoung PeoplePovertyEthnic GroupsWell BeingHealthSocial Psychology


Does immigrant generation matter? Re-examining the ethnic density effects on mental health of ethnic minorities in Britain

Yudong Yan, Shuyi Wang, Wanying Zhou, Senhu Wang, Shun Gong

Area EffectsGeographyDemographyMigrationEthnic GroupsWell BeingHealth


Briefing: how many people need a social rented home?

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Area EffectsGeographyHouseholdsPovertyLiving StandardsSocial PolicyHousing Market


‘Virtuous’ and ‘vicious’ circles? Adults’ participation in different types of training in the UK and its association with wages

Daria Luchinskaya, Peter Dickinson

Social ExclusionHuman CapitalSociology Of LabourTraining: Labour MarketSocial InclusionEducationWages And EarningsSocial Stratification


Main and interactive effects of inflammation and perceived neighbourhood cohesion on psychological distress: results from a population-based study in the UK

Efstathios Papachristou, Eirini Flouri, Theodora Kokosi, Marta Francesconi

Area EffectsPsychologyWell BeingHealthSocial BehaviourBiology


Contributions of path-dependency and social capital drivers to housing tenure transitions in Britain

Oluwadamilola Aguda

Area EffectsYoung PeopleHouseholdsSocial CapitalLife Course AnalysisHousing MarketSocial Behaviour


Validating overcrowding measures using the UK Household Longitudinal Study

Noriko Cable, Amanda Sacker

Living StandardsWell BeingHealthSurveysSocial StratificationHousing Market


Early-life inequalities and biological ageing: a multisystem Biological Health Score approach in Understanding Society

Maryam Karimi, Raphaële Castagné, Cyrille Delpierre, Gaëlle Albertus, Eloïse Berger

HealthLife Course AnalysisSocial StratificationBiology


Access to transport and life opportunities

Kiron Chatterjee, Ben Clark, Anysia Nguyen, Robert Wishart, Kathryn Gallop

Area EffectsGeographySocial ExclusionSocial InclusionDemographyLabour MarketIncome DynamicsWell BeingTransportTravel


Spatial influences on domains of life satisfaction in the UK

Chris Hand

Area EffectsPsychologyUrban SociologyGeographyRural SociologyWell BeingHealth


Post-conflict area-based regeneration policy in deprived urban neighbourhoods

Gretta Mohan, Alberto Longo, Frank Kee

Area EffectsGeographySocial ExclusionUrban EconomyReligionEconomicsPublic PolicyWelfare BenefitsGovernment


Cognitive ability as a moderator of the association between social disadvantage and psychological distress: evidence from a population-based sample

Emma Bridger, Michael Daly

Social GroupsPsychologySocial ExclusionWell BeingHealthSocial Stratification


The role of the physical environment in adolescent mental health

Marie A.E. Mueller, Eirini Flouri, Theodora Kokosi

Environmental SociologyArea EffectsGeographyYoung PeopleWell BeingHealth


An unequal playing field: extra-curricular activities, soft skills and social mobility

Michael Donnelly, Predrag Lažetić, Andres Sandoval-Hernandez, Kalyan Kumar, Sam Whewall

PsychologyYoung PeopleEducationChild DevelopmentPovertyPublic PolicyIncome DynamicsSportArtsSocial StratificationSocial Mobility


Neighbourhood-level air pollution and greenspace and inflammation in adults

Emily Midouhas, Theodora Kokosi, Eirini Flouri

Environmental SociologyArea EffectsGeographyHealthBiology


The disutility of commuting? The effect of gender and local labor markets

Nikita Jacob, Luke Munford, Nigel Rice, Jennifer Roberts

Area EffectsTime UseUrban EconomyLabour MarketEconomicsWell BeingTransportCommuting


Migration versus immobility, and ties to parents

John Ermisch, Clara H. Mulder

Area EffectsGeographyDemographyMigrationHouseholdsSociologyHousing Market


The health effects of Sure Start

Sarah Cattan, Gabriella Conti, Christine Farquharson, Rita Ginja

Area EffectsChild DevelopmentEconomicsPovertyPublic PolicyWell BeingHealth


Exploring generational differences of British ethnic minorities in smoking behavior, frequency of alcohol consumption, and dietary style

Senhu Wang, Shuanglong Li

Drug/Alcohol AbuseMigrationEthnic GroupsHealthSocial Stratification


The moderating effect of childhood disadvantage on the associations between smoking and occupational exposure and lung function; a cross sectional analysis of the UK Household Longitudinal Study (UKHLS)

Caroline Carney, Michaela Benzeval

Drug/Alcohol AbuseHealthLife Course AnalysisSocial Stratification


Do low-paid workers benefit from the urban escalator? Evidence from British cities

Sanne Velthuis, Paul Sissons, Nigel Berkeley

Area EffectsGeographyUrban EconomyLabour MarketEconomicsWages And Earnings