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COVID-19: has the pandemic affected relationships between children and their non-resident parents?

Caroline Bryson, Stephen McKay

PsychologyYoung PeopleChild DevelopmentFamily Formation And DissolutionWelfare BenefitsWell BeingHealthFinanceSociology Of HouseholdsCovid 19


Changing living arrangements, family dynamics and stress during lockdown: evidence from four birth cohorts in the UK

Maria Evandrou, Jane Falkingham, Min Qin, Athina Vlachantoni

PsychologyDemographySocial ChangePublic PolicyWell BeingHealthSociology Of HouseholdsSocial PsychologyCovid 19


Gender differences in the impact of the Covid-19 lockdown on unpaid care work and psychological distress in the UK

Baowen Xue, Anne McMunn

PsychologyTime UseLone ParentsUnpaid WorkLabour MarketWell BeingHealthSociology Of HouseholdsCaregivingCovid 19


Briefing note COVID-19 survey: family relationships

Michaela Benzeval, Jonathan Burton, Thomas F. Crossley, Paul Fisher, Annette Jäckle, Brienna Perelli-Harris, Sandra Walzenbach

PsychologyTime UseYoung PeopleEducationLabour MarketPublic PolicyWell BeingHealthSocial BehaviourSociology Of HouseholdsCaregivingSocial PsychologyCovid 19


Gray divorce and mental health in the United Kingdom

Marco Tosi, Thijs van den Broek

Older PeoplePsychologyFamily Formation And DissolutionWell BeingHealthLife Course AnalysisSociology Of Households


How has the Covid-19 crisis impacted parents’ relationships with their children?

Brienna Perelli-Harris, Sandra Walzenbach

Public PolicyWell BeingHealthSociology Of HouseholdsCovid 19


Weird but true: lockdown has made many families happier

Brienna Perelli-Harris, Sandra Walzenbach

Public PolicyWell BeingHealthSociology Of HouseholdsCovid 19


Understanding families' lives across the lifecourse: the value of panel studies. Understanding Society: The UK Household Longitudinal Study

Michaela Benzeval

Life Course AnalysisSurveysSociology Of Households


Handbook on demographic change and the lifecourse

DemographyResearchLife Course AnalysisSurveysSocial PolicySociology Of Households


Gender inequalities: changes in income, time use and well-being before and during the UK COVID-19 lockdown

Muzhi Zhou, Ekaterina Hertog, Kamila Kolpashnikova,  Man Yee Kan

PsychologyTime UseLone ParentsLabour MarketPublic PolicyIncome DynamicsWages And EarningsWell BeingHealthSociology Of HouseholdsCaregivingCovid 19


The working mother-in-law effect on the labour force participation of first and second-generation immigrant women in the UK

Albert F. Arcarons

MigrationLabour MarketEthnic GroupsSocial BehaviourSociology Of Households


Assortative mating and turnout: a self-reinforcing pattern of unequal voting participation

Moa Frödin Gruneau

PoliticsSocial GroupsElections. Electoral BehaviourFamily Formation And DissolutionSocial StratificationSocial BehaviourSociology Of HouseholdsSocial Psychology


Is there a 'bar' for relationship quality? Examining the association between relationship happiness, economic conditions, and family transitions in the UK

Brienna Perelli-Harris, Niels Blom

EconomicsFamily Formation And DissolutionChildbearing: FertilityWell BeingSocial StratificationSociology Of Households


Pro-environmental behaviours and attitudes are associated with health, wellbeing and life satisfaction in multiple occupancy households in the UK Household Longitudinal Study

Gopalakrishnan Netuveli, Paul Watts

Environmental SociologyWell BeingHealthSocial AttitudesSocial BehaviourSociology Of HouseholdsSocial Psychology


Gender, nonstandard schedules, and partnership quality in the UK: exploring heterogeneous effects through a quasi-experiment

Riley Taiji

Labour MarketWell BeingSociology Of Households


Insights 2019-20: findings from the UK Household Longitudinal Study

Area EffectsGeographySocial ExclusionSocial InclusionMigrationSocial ChangeLabour MarketHouseholdsPublic PolicyEthnic GroupsWell BeingHealthLife Course AnalysisSurveysSociology Of HouseholdsRace RelationsSocial Mobility


Politically engaged young people - why ethnic minority teens are more likely to support political parties

Nicole Martin, Jonathan Mellon

PoliticsSocial GroupsElections. Electoral BehaviourMigrationYoung PeopleEthnic GroupsSociology Of Households


Foreword: capturing the complexity of the UK

Michaela Benzeval

GeographySocial ExclusionSocial InclusionSocial ChangeLabour MarketHouseholdsPublic PolicyWell BeingHealthLife Course AnalysisSurveysSociology Of HouseholdsSocial Mobility


Somewhere or anywhere? Local roots and the Brexit vote

Neil Lee, Katy Morris, Thomas Kemeny

PoliticsPublic OpinionArea EffectsPsychologyGeographyElections. Electoral BehaviourDemographyMigrationSociology Of Households


Boomerang kids and parents’ well-being: adaptation, stressors, and social norms

Marco Tosi

Older PeopleEconomicsWell BeingHealthLife Course AnalysisSociology Of HouseholdsSocial Psychology


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


Gender and work in Scotland: findings from Understanding Society

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Time UseTime UseLabour MarketLabour MarketUnemploymentUnemploymentChildbearing: FertilityChildbearing: FertilityLife Course AnalysisLife Course AnalysisSocial AttitudesSocial AttitudesSociology Of HouseholdsSociology Of HouseholdsCaregivingCaregiving


The partner pay gap - associations between spouses’ relative earnings and life satisfaction among couples in the UK

Vanessa Gash, Anke C. Plagnol

PsychologyLabour MarketIncome DynamicsWages And EarningsHousehold EconomicsWell BeingSociology Of Households


What about money? Earnings, household financial organization, and housework

Yang Hu

Time UseWages And EarningsHousehold EconomicsFinanceSociology Of Households


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