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Work–family lifecourses and later-life health in the United Kingdom

Marco Tosi, Emily Grundy

Older PeopleSocial NetworksLabour MarketWell BeingHealthLife Course AnalysisSocial StratificationSociology Of Households


Enhancing data around early life in Understanding Society: scientific opportunities and considerations

Michaela Benzeval

Young PeopleChild DevelopmentHouseholdsChildbearing: FertilitySurvey MethodologyResearchLife Course AnalysisSurveysBiology


Did austerity cause Brexit?

Thiemo Fetzer

PoliticsPublic OpinionArea EffectsGeographyElections. Electoral BehaviourEconomicsPovertyInternational Economic Relations


State of the nation 2019: children and young people’s wellbeing. Research report

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PsychologyYoung PeopleChild DevelopmentWell BeingHealth


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


Briefing: how many people need a social rented home?

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Area EffectsGeographyHouseholdsPovertyLiving StandardsSocial PolicyHousing Market


Who is tech savvy? Exploring the adoption of smartphones and tablets: an empirical investigation

Emmanuel Apergis

Information And Communication TechnologiesSocial GroupsOlder PeopleSocial NetworksMediaMarketingDemographyYoung PeopleOrganizations And FirmsSocial Psychology


Welfare safety net. Twenty-eighth report of session 2017–19. Report, together with formal minutes relating to the report. Ordered by the House of Commons to be printed 17 July 2019

PovertyWelfare BenefitsGovernmentSocial Policy


Measuring poverty 2019 - results tables: 2019 release

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DemographyHouseholdsPovertySocial Policy


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


Measuring poverty 2019: a report of the Social Metrics Commission

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DemographyHouseholdsPovertySocial Policy


Linking survey and Twitter data: informed consent, disclosure, security, and archiving

Luke Sloan, Curtis Jessop, Tarek Al Baghal, Matthew Williams

Information And Communication TechnologiesSocial NetworksSurvey Methodology


Does participation in voluntary organizations protect against risky alcohol and tobacco use? Findings from the UK panel data

Maria K. Pavlova, Matthias Lühr, Maike Luhmann

Drug/Alcohol AbuseSocial NetworksSocial CapitalHealthLife Course AnalysisSocial Behaviour


The health effects of Sure Start

Sarah Cattan, Gabriella Conti, Christine Farquharson, Rita Ginja

Area EffectsChild DevelopmentEconomicsPovertyPublic PolicyWell BeingHealth


In sport we trust: how sport can bridge the UK trust deficit

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Social GroupsSocial NetworksDemographyYoung PeopleWell BeingSocietiesSocial CapitalHealthSportSocial StratificationSocial Behaviour


In sport we trust: full technical report

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Social GroupsSocial NetworksDemographyYoung PeopleWell BeingSocietiesSocial CapitalHealthSportSocial StratificationSocial Behaviour


Social media’s enduring effect on adolescent life satisfaction

Amy Orben, Tobias Dienlin, Andrew K. Przybylski

Information And Communication TechnologiesSocial NetworksPsychologyTime UseYoung PeopleWell BeingHealth


Parental responses to information about school quality: evidence from linked survey and administrative data

Ellen Greaves, Iftikhar Hussain, Birgitta Rabe, Imran Rasul

EducationChild DevelopmentHouseholdsEconomicsPublic Policy


Universal credit and its impact on household incomes: the long and the short of it

Mike Brewer, Robert Joyce, Tom Waters, Joseph Woods

HouseholdsPovertyWelfare BenefitsIncome DynamicsTaxationLife Course Analysis


Universal family background effects on education across and within societies

Michael Grätz, Kieron J. Barclay, Øyvind N. Wiborg, Torkild H. Lyngstad, Aleksi Karhula

Social GroupsEducationChild DevelopmentHouseholdsSocietiesSocial Mobility


Austerity caused Brexit

Thiemo Fetzer

PoliticsPublic OpinionArea EffectsGeographyElections. Electoral BehaviourEconomicsPovertyInternational Economic Relations


The educational aspirations and psychological well-being of adopted young people in the UK

Andrew Brown, Cerith S. Waters, Katherine H. Shelton

PsychologyYoung PeopleEducationChild DevelopmentLabour MarketWell BeingLife Course AnalysisSociology Of Households


Proportion of children living with at least one parent reporting emotional distress. Details, methodology and supporting information

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Lone ParentsYoung PeopleChild DevelopmentUnemploymentWell BeingHealthSociology Of HouseholdsSocial Psychology


Data tables: children living with parents in emotional distress, 2019 update

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Statistical AnalysisLone ParentsYoung PeopleChild DevelopmentUnemploymentWell BeingHealthSociology Of HouseholdsSocial Psychology


Statistical commentary: children living with parents in emotional distress, 2019 update

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Statistical AnalysisLone ParentsYoung PeopleChild DevelopmentUnemploymentWell BeingHealthSociology Of HouseholdsSocial Psychology