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Diversity and neighbourhood satisfaction

Monica Langella, Alan Manning

Area EffectsSocial NetworksCrime And JusticeEthnic GroupsWell BeingSocietiesSocial CapitalSocial BehaviourSocial Psychology


Who experiences ethnic and racial harassment?

Alita Nandi, Renee Reichl Luthra

Area EffectsEthnic GroupsWell BeingRace Relations


Written evidence submitted by the Institute for Social and Economic Research, University of Essex [Home Affairs Committee. Hate crime and its violent consequences inquiry]

Alita Nandi, Renee Reichl Luthra

Area EffectsCrime And JusticeEthnic GroupsWell BeingRace Relations


Parents, siblings, or friends? Exploring life satisfaction among early adolescents

Deniz Yucel, Anastasia S. Vogt Yuan

Young PeopleWell BeingHealthSocial BehaviourSocial Psychology


Multiple health behaviours among mothers and partners in England: clustering, social patterning and intra-couple concordance

Hilary Graham, Jayne Hutchinson, Catherine Law, Lucinda Platt, Heather Wardle

Drug/Alcohol AbuseSocial GroupsDemographyFamily Formation And DissolutionHealthSocial BehaviourSociology Of Households


Untreated hypertension in the UK household population — who are missed by the general health checks?

Jakob Petersen, Michaela Benzeval

MedicineHealthSurveysBiology


Concordance of health states in couples. Analysis of self-reported, nurse administered and blood-based biomarker data in Understanding Society

Apostolos Davillas, Stephen Pudney

MedicineEconomicsHealthBiology


Ethnic and racial harassment and mental health: identifying sources of resilience

Alita Nandi, Renee Reichl Luthra, Michaela Benzeval

Area EffectsSocial NetworksPsychologyReligionEthnic GroupsWell BeingSocial CapitalHealthSocial StratificationSocial BehaviourSocial PsychologyRace Relations


Assortative mating on educational attainment leads to genetic spousal resemblance for causal alleles

David Hugh-Jones, Karin J. H. Verweij, Beate St. Pourcain, Abdel Abdellaoui

Science And TechnologyEducationFamily Formation And DissolutionSocial StratificationBiologyGenetics


Alternative measures to BMI: exploring income-related inequalities in adiposity in Great Britain

Apostolos Davillas, Michaela Benzeval

Income DynamicsHealthFinanceSocial StratificationBiology


Assessing the role of insulin-like growth factors and binding proteins in prostate cancer using Mendelian randomization: genetic variants as instruments for circulating levels

Carolina Bonilla, Sarah J. Lewis, Mari-Anne Rowlands, Tom R. Gaunt, George Davey Smith

MedicineHealthBiologyGenetics


How do biomarkers and genetics contribute to Understanding Society? -25th Anniversary editorial-

Michaela Benzeval, Meena Kumari, Andrew M. Jones

Social SciencesMedicineScience And TechnologyResearchLife Course AnalysisSurveysBiologyGenetics


Trans-ancestry meta-analyses identify rare and common variants associated with blood pressure and hypertension

Praveen Surendran, Fotios Drenos, Robin Young, Helen Warren, James P. Cook

MedicineScience And TechnologyHealthBiologyGenetics


Who experiences ethnic and racial harassment?

Alita Nandi, Renee Reichl Luthra

Crime And JusticeEthnic GroupsSocial BehaviourRace Relations


The Welsh Single-Use Carrier Bag Charge and behavioural spillover

Gregory Owen Thomas, Wouter Poortinga, Elena Sautkina

Environmental SociologyArea EffectsPsychologyEconomicsSocial AttitudesSocial Behaviour


Youth drinking in transition

Ian Wybron

Drug/Alcohol AbuseSocial NetworksYoung PeoplePublic PolicyWell BeingSocial BehaviourSocial Psychology


Youthful abandon: why are young people drinking less?

Aveek Bhattacharya

Drug/Alcohol AbusePsychologyYoung PeopleSocial Behaviour


Cumulative effect of racial discrimination on the mental health of ethnic minorities in the United Kingdom

Stephanie Wallace, James Nazroo, Laia Becares

Ethnic GroupsWell BeingHealthSocial BehaviourSocial PsychologyRace Relations


Exploring the relationship between time preference, body fatness, and educational attainment

Heather Brown, Olga Biosca

PsychologyEducationSavings And AssetsHealthBiology


Perceptions of safety and exposure to violence in public places among working age adults with disabilities or long-term health conditions in the UK: cross sectional study

E. Emerson, L. Krnjacki, G. Llewellyn, C. Vaughan, A. Kavanagh

DisabilityCrime And JusticePovertyHealthSocial BehaviourSocial Psychology


Association between lipid biomarkers, physical activity, and socioeconomic status in a population-based cross-sectional study in the UK

Heather Brown, Frauke Becker

MedicineHealthSportSocial StratificationBiology


Do the companionship and community networks of older LGBT adults compensate for weaker kinship networks?

Marcus Green

Social GroupsOlder PeopleSocial NetworksSocial Behaviour


Never too early, never too late: social and biological influences on health and disease over the lifecourse

David Blane, Noriko Cable, Tarani Chandola, Hannah-Marie Creese, Alexis Karamanos

MedicineScience And TechnologyHealthLife Course AnalysisSocial Behaviour


The link between ‘giving’ behaviours and a healthy social environment -PhD thesis-

Lorna Zischka

PsychologyWell BeingSocietiesSocial CapitalSocial BehaviourSocial Psychology


Social networking sites and employment status: an investigation based on Understanding Society data

John Mowbray, Robert Raeside, Hazel Hall, Peter Robertson

Information And Communication TechnologiesSocial NetworksScience And TechnologyInformation NetworksYoung PeopleLabour Market