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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


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 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


Understanding cultural omnivores: social and political attitudes

Tak Wing Chan

PsychologyEducationArtsSocial AttitudesSociologySocial Mobility


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


Multi-ancestry genome-wide gene–smoking interaction study of 387,272 individuals identifies new loci associated with serum lipids

Amy R. Bentley, Yun J. Sung, Michael R. Brown, Thomas W. Winkler, Aldi T. Kraja

Drug/Alcohol AbuseDemographyHealthBiology


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


Genetic landscape of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease identifies heterogeneous cell-type and phenotype associations

Phuwanat Sakornsakolpat, Dmitry Prokopenko, Maxime Lamontagne, Nicola F. Reeve, Anna L. Guyatt

Drug/Alcohol AbuseHealthBiologyGenetics


Intergenerational social mobility and allostatic load in Great Britain

Patrick Präg, Lindsay Richards

Well BeingHealthSocial StratificationSocial MobilityBiology


Can cultural consumption increase future earnings? Exploring the economic returns to cultural capital

Aaron Reeves, Robert de Vries

Labour MarketEconomicsWages And EarningsArtsSociologySocial StratificationSocial Mobility


The adult skills gap: is falling investment in UK adults stalling social mobility?

Daria Luchinskaya, Peter Dickinson

Social GroupsTraining: Labour MarketEducationPublic PolicySocial StratificationSocial Mobility


Genome-wide association analyses of risk tolerance and risky behaviors in over 1 million individuals identify hundreds of loci and shared genetic influences

Richard Karlsson Linnér, Pietro Biroli, Edward Kong, S. Fleur W. Meddens, Robbee Wedow

Drug/Alcohol AbuseSocial BehaviourBiologyGenetics


Smoking among adults with and without disabilities in the UK

Eric Emerson

Drug/Alcohol AbuseDisabilityHealth


Exome chip meta-analysis fine maps causal variants and elucidates the genetic architecture of rare coding variants in smoking and alcohol use

David M. Brazel, Yu Jiang, Jordan M. Hughey, Valérie Turcot, Xiaowei Zhan

Drug/Alcohol AbuseMedicineScience And TechnologyPsychiatryHealthBiologyGenetics


Unravelling the ‘immigrant health paradox’: ethnic maintenance, discrimination, and health behaviours of the foreign born and their children in England

Renee Reichl Luthra, Alita Nandi, Michaela Benzeval

Drug/Alcohol AbuseSocial GroupsSocial NetworksMigrationEthnic GroupsHealthSocial BehaviourRace Relations


Intergenerational social mobility and allostatic load in Great Britain

Patrick Präg, Lindsay Richards

Well BeingHealthSocial StratificationSocial MobilityBiology


Cutting through the app: how can mobile health apps meet their true potential?

George Holley-Moore, Dean Hochlaf

Drug/Alcohol AbuseInformation And Communication TechnologiesDemographyHealth


Intergenerational mobility of status with multiple dimensions in Germany and the United Kingdom

Michele Bavaro

EconomicsSocial Mobility


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


Integration journey: the social mobility trajectory of ethnic minority groups in Britain

Yaojun Li

MigrationEducationLabour MarketEthnic GroupsSocial StratificationSocial Mobility


Social mobility and the well-being of individuals

Tak Wing Chan

PsychologySocial ExclusionSocial InclusionWell BeingSocial CapitalSociologySocial StratificationSocial Mobility


Impacts of smoke-free public places legislation on inequalities in youth smoking uptake: study protocol for a secondary analysis of UK survey data

Philip Emeka Anyanwu, Peter Craig, Srinivasa Vittal Katikireddi, Michael James Green

Drug/Alcohol AbuseLaw And LegislationYoung PeopleHealthSocial BehaviourSocial Psychology


Dynastic inequality compared: multigenerational mobility in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Germany

Guido Neidhöfer, Maximilian Stockhausen

Human CapitalEducationSocial StratificationSocial Mobility


Timing of poverty in childhood and adolescent health: evidence from the US and UK

Michael J. Green, Haley Stritzel, Chelsea Smith, Frank Popham, Robert Crosnoe

Drug/Alcohol AbuseDisabilityYoung PeopleChild DevelopmentPovertyWell BeingHealthLife Course Analysis


Where do cultural omnivores come from? The implications of educational mobility for cultural consumption

Tak Wing Chan, Heather Turner

EducationArtsSocial Mobility