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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


Immigrants’ relative income and life satisfaction: comparison groups from a multi-generational perspective

Jing Shen, Irena Kogan

MigrationIncome DynamicsEthnic GroupsWell BeingSociologySocial Psychology


Does the religious context matter? The causal effect of religious diversity on individual life satisfaction in the UK

Jing Shen, Irena Kogan

Social GroupsArea EffectsGeographyReligionEthnic GroupsWell BeingSocial PsychologyRace Relations


Socioeconomic status and the structure of the self-concept

Matthew J. Easterbrook, Toon Kuppens, Antony S. R. Manstead

PsychologyDemographySocial StratificationSocial Psychology


The impact of bullying victimisation on mental wellbeing

Georgios Marios Chrysanthou, Chrysovalantis Vasilakis

PsychologyYoung PeopleWell BeingHealthSocial Psychology


Giving behaviours and social cohesion: how people who 'give' make better communities

Lorna Zischka

PsychologyWell BeingSocietiesSocial CapitalSocial BehaviourSocial Psychology


Economic shocks on subjective well-being: re-assessing the determinants of life-satisfaction after the 2008 financial crisis

Aurelie Charles, Dongxu Wu, Zhongmin Wu

Social GroupsPsychologyEconomicsWell BeingFinanceSocial Psychology


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


Intergenerational transmission and support for EU membership in the United Kingdom: the case of Brexit

Stuart Fox, Jennifer May Hampton, Esther Muddiman, Chris Taylor

PoliticsOlder PeoplePublic OpinionElections. Electoral BehaviourYoung PeopleLife Course AnalysisSocial AttitudesInternational Economic RelationsSociology Of HouseholdsSocial Psychology


Who voted for Brexit? Individual and regional data combined

Eleonora Alabrese, Sascha O. Becker, Thiemo Fetzer, Dennis Novy

PoliticsArea EffectsPsychologyGeographyElections. Electoral BehaviourDemographyInternational Economic Relations


The prevalence and persistence of ethnic and racial harassment and its impact on health: a longitudinal analysis

Alita Nandi, Renee Reichl Luthra

Crime And JusticePublic PolicyEthnic GroupsWell BeingHealthSocial BehaviourSocial PsychologyRace Relations


The dynamics and determinants of bullying victimisation

Georgios Marios Chrysanthou, Chrysovalantis Vasilakis

Young PeopleEducationHouseholdsEconomicsHousehold EconomicsWell BeingHealthLife Course AnalysisSocial Psychology


Who voted for Brexit? Individual and regional data combined

Eleonora Alabrese, Sascha O. Becker, Thiemo Fetzer, Dennis Novy

PoliticsArea EffectsPsychologyGeographyElections. Electoral BehaviourDemographyInternational Economic Relations


Shared partisanship, household norms and turnout: testing a relational theory of electoral participation

Edward Fieldhouse, David Cutts

PoliticsElections. Electoral BehaviourSocial CapitalSociology Of HouseholdsSocial Psychology


Did austerity cause Brexit?

Thiemo Fetzer

PoliticsPublic OpinionArea EffectsGeographyElections. Electoral BehaviourEconomicsPovertyInternational Economic Relations


The ‘mighty girl’ effect: does parenting daughters alter attitudes towards gender roles?

Mireia Borrell-Porta, Joan Costa-Font, Julia Philipp

Life Course AnalysisSocial AttitudesSociology Of HouseholdsSocial Psychology


Changing preferences for Brexit: identifying the groups with volatile support for 'Leave'

Jan Germen Janmaat, Gabriella Melis, Andy Green, Nicola Pensiero

PoliticsPublic OpinionPsychologyGovernmentSocial AttitudesInternational Economic Relations


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


Parental conflict indicator - data for 2011-12 - 2015-16

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Lone ParentsYoung PeopleChild DevelopmentUnemploymentWell BeingSociology Of HouseholdsSocial Psychology


Taking pleasure from neighbours’ misfortune: comparison effects, social norms and the well-being of the unemployed

Peter Howley, Sarah Knight

Area EffectsSocial NetworksPsychologyLabour MarketUnemploymentEconomicsWell BeingSocial Psychology


Do environmental concerns affect commuting choices?: hybrid choice modelling with household survey data

Jennifer Roberts, Gurleen Popli, Rosemary J. Harris

Environmental SociologyPsychologyTransportCommutingSocial Psychology


Understanding attitudes to the European Union: an intra-household perspective

Alina Carabat, Kirby Swales, John Curtice

PoliticsElections. Electoral BehaviourHouseholdsInternational Economic RelationsSociology Of HouseholdsSocial Psychology


Was Brexit caused by the unhappy and the old?

Federica Liberini, Andrew J. Oswald, Eugenio Proto, Michela Redoano

PoliticsPublic OpinionPsychologyDemographyFinanceInternational Economic Relations