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The homelessness monitor: Northern Ireland 2020

Suzanne Fitzpatrick, Hal Pawson, Glen Bramley, Jenny Wood, Mark Stephens

Social ExclusionEconomicsPovertyLiving StandardsPublic PolicyFamily Formation And DissolutionHousing Market


The homelessness monitor: Northern Ireland 2020 - executive summary

Suzanne Fitzpatrick, Hal Pawson, Glen Bramley, Jenny Wood, Mark Stephens

Social ExclusionEconomicsPovertyLiving StandardsPublic PolicyFamily Formation And DissolutionHousing Market


Contribution of the rise in cohabiting parenthood to family instability: cohort change in Italy, Great Britain, and Scandinavia

Elizabeth Thomson, Maria Winkler-Dworak, Éva Beaujouan

DemographySocial ChangeFamily Formation And DissolutionChildbearing: FertilityMicrosimulationLife Course Analysis


What is shared care?

Tina Haux, Renee Reichl Luthra

Social ChangeFamily Formation And DissolutionChildbearing: FertilitySurvey MethodologySociology Of HouseholdsCaregiving


Consideration of environmental factors in reflections on car purchases: attitudinal, behavioural and sociodemographic predictors among a large UK sample

Samuel Chng, Mathew P. White, Charles Abraham, Stephen Skippon

Environmental SociologyPsychologyEconomicsSocial AttitudesTransportSocial Behaviour


Mind the “happiness” gap: the relationship between cohabitation, marriage, and subjective well-being in the United Kingdom, Australia, Germany, and Norway

Brienna Perelli-Harris, Stefanie Hoherz, Trude Lappegard, Ann Evans

Family Formation And DissolutionWell BeingHealthLife Course Analysis


Access to transport and life opportunities

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

Area EffectsGeographySocial ExclusionSocial InclusionDemographyLabour MarketIncome DynamicsWell BeingTransportTravel


Active travel: increasing levels of walking and cycling in England. Eleventh report of session 2017–19. Report, together with formal minutes relating to the report. Ordered by the House of Commons to be printed 16 July 2019

Public PolicyPublic PolicyGovernmentGovernmentTransportTransportCommutingCommutingTravelTravel


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


Mixed marriage among immigrants and their descendants in the United Kingdom: analysis of longitudinal data with missing information

Hill Kulu, Tina Hannemann

DemographyMigrationFamily Formation And DissolutionEthnic GroupsLife Course Analysis


A new look at the housing antecedents of separation

Rory Coulter, Michael Thomas

DemographyFamily Formation And DissolutionHousing Market


Exploring changes in active travel uptake and cessation across the lifespan: longitudinal evidence from the UK Household Longitudinal Survey

Chance Taylor Pistoll, Steven Cummins

Labour MarketHealthLife Course AnalysisTransportCommutingTravelSocial Stratification


How commuting affects subjective wellbeing

Ben Clark, Kiron Chatterjee, Adam Martin, Adrian Davis

PsychologyWell BeingHealthTransportCommutingTravel


Gender gap in repartnering: the role of parental status and custodial arrangements

Alessandro Di Nallo

Family Formation And DissolutionChildbearing: FertilitySociology Of Households


Expectations for family transitions in young adulthood among the UK second generation

Ann Berrington

DemographyMigrationYoung PeopleHouseholdsFamily Formation And DissolutionEthnic Groups


UK second generation young adults’ expectations for living together, marriage and parenthood

Ann Berrington

DemographyMigrationYoung PeopleHouseholdsFamily Formation And DissolutionEthnic Groups


Family formation, parental background and young adults’ first entry into homeownership in Britain and Germany

Sait Bayrakdar, Rory Coulter, Philipp Lersch, Sergi Vidal

Young PeopleHouseholdsFamily Formation And DissolutionLife Course AnalysisSocial StratificationHousing Market


Written evidence submitted by Understanding Society, the UK Household Longitudinal Study (Institute for Social and Economic Research, University of Essex) (ATR0040) [House of Commons Transport Select Committee on Active Travel]

Charlotte Hamilton

Public PolicyResearchWell BeingHealthTransportCommutingTravel


Do marriage and cohabitation provide benefits to health in mid-life? The role of childhood selection mechanisms and partnership characteristics across countries

Brienna Perelli-Harris, Stefanie Hoherz, Fenaba Addo, Trude Lappegard, Ann Evans

Family Formation And DissolutionHealthLife Course Analysis


Sick and stuck at home – how poor health increases electricity consumption and reduces opportunities for environmentally-friendly travel in the United Kingdom

Milena Büchs, AbuBakr Bahaj, Luke Blunden, Leonidas Bourikas, Jane Falkingham

Environmental SociologyHouseholdsHealthTransportTravel


Non-resident parents: why are they hard to capture in surveys and what can we do about it?

Caroline Bryson, Stephen McKay

HouseholdsFamily Formation And DissolutionSurvey Methodology


Co-ethnic marriage versus intermarriage among immigrants and their descendants: a comparison across seven European countries using event-history analysis

Tina Hannemann, Hill Kulu, Leen Rahnu, Allan Puur, Mihaela Hărăguş

DemographyMigrationFamily Formation And DissolutionEthnic GroupsLife Course Analysis


Expectations for family transitions in young adulthood among the UK second generation

Ann Berrington

MigrationYoung PeopleFamily Formation And DissolutionEthnic GroupsLife Course Analysis


Short- and long-term effects of divorce and separation on housing tenure in England and Wales

Júlia Mikolai, Hill Kulu

HouseholdsFamily Formation And DissolutionLife Course AnalysisHousing Market


Do private school girls marry rich?

Francis Green, Golo Henseke, Samantha Parsons, Alice Sullivan, Richard Wiggins

Social GroupsEducationFamily Formation And DissolutionSavings And AssetsWages And EarningsLife Course AnalysisSocial StratificationSocial Mobility