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Measuring changes in subjective well-being from engagement in the arts, culture and sport

Daniel Wheatley, Craig Bickerton

PsychologyWell BeingSportArtsSocial Behaviour


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


Main and interactive effects of inflammation and perceived neighbourhood cohesion on psychological distress: results from a population-based study in the UK

Efstathios Papachristou, Eirini Flouri, Theodora Kokosi, Marta Francesconi

Area EffectsPsychologyWell BeingHealthSocial BehaviourBiology


Contributions of path-dependency and social capital drivers to housing tenure transitions in Britain

Oluwadamilola Aguda

Area EffectsYoung PeopleHouseholdsSocial CapitalLife Course AnalysisHousing MarketSocial Behaviour


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


Gender divisions of paid and unpaid work in contemporary UK couples

Anne McMunn, Lauren Bird, Elizabeth Webb, Amanda Sacker

PsychologyTime UseEducationLabour MarketSocial AttitudesSocial BehaviourSociology Of HouseholdsCaregiving


Assessing the relationships between young adults’ travel and use of the internet over time

Guoqiang Wu, Jinhyun Hong, Piyushimita Thakuriah

Environmental SociologyInformation And Communication TechnologiesPsychologyYoung PeopleSocial AttitudesTravelSocial Behaviour


Examining the link between flexible working arrangement bundles and employee work effort

Argyro Avgoustaki, Ioulia Bessa

PsychologyHuman CapitalSociology Of LabourLabour MarketEconomicsSocial Behaviour


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

Jing Shen, Irena Kogan

MigrationIncome DynamicsEthnic GroupsWell BeingSociologySocial Psychology


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


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


The intergenerational assimilation of completed fertility: comparing the convergence of different origin groups

Ben Wilson

DemographyMigrationChildbearing: FertilityEthnic GroupsSocietiesSocial Behaviour


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


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


When will people pay to pollute? Environmental taxes, political trust and experimental evidence from Britain

Malcolm Fairbrother

PoliticsPublic OpinionPsychologyGeographySocial CapitalTaxationSurveysSocial Behaviour


Biology and being green: the effect of prenatal testosterone exposure on pro-environmental consumption behaviour

Chris Hand

Environmental SociologyHouseholdsEconomicsChildbearing: FertilitySocial AttitudesSocial BehaviourBiology


Social indicators to explain response in longitudinal studies

Annamaria Bianchi, Silvia Biffignandi

Social NetworksPsychologySurvey MethodologySocial Behaviour


Social network engagement and subjective well-being: a life-course perspective

Daniel Wheatley, Sarah L. Buglass

Information And Communication TechnologiesSocial NetworksPsychologyTime UseDemographyWell BeingLife Course AnalysisSocial Behaviour


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


Relative density of away from home food establishments and food spend for 24,047 households in England: a cross-sectional study

Tarra L. Penney, Thomas Burgoine, Pablo Monsivais

Area EffectsGeographyHousehold EconomicsHealthSocial Behaviour


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


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


Social practice, plural lifestyles and health inequalities in the United Kingdom

Jens Kandt

HealthSociologySocial StratificationSocial Behaviour


The cultural origin of saving behavior

Joan Costa-Font, Paola Giuliano, Berkay Ozcan

MigrationEconomicsSavings And AssetsEthnic GroupsSocial Behaviour