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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


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


Linking survey and Twitter data: informed consent, disclosure, security, and archiving

Luke Sloan, Curtis Jessop, Tarek Al Baghal, Matthew Williams

Information And Communication TechnologiesSocial NetworksSurvey Methodology


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


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


Social media’s enduring effect on adolescent life satisfaction

Amy Orben, Tobias Dienlin, Andrew K. Przybylski

Information And Communication TechnologiesSocial NetworksPsychologyTime UseYoung PeopleWell BeingHealth


A new look at the housing antecedents of separation

Rory Coulter, Michael Thomas

DemographyFamily Formation And DissolutionHousing Market


Linking Twitter and survey data: the impact of survey mode and demographics on consent rates across three UK studies

Tarek Al Baghal, Luke Sloan, Curtis Jessop, Matthew L. Williams, Pete Burnap

Information And Communication TechnologiesSocial NetworksDemographySurvey Methodology


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

Alessandro Di Nallo

Family Formation And DissolutionChildbearing: FertilitySociology Of Households


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


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

Ann Berrington

DemographyMigrationYoung PeopleHouseholdsFamily Formation And DissolutionEthnic Groups


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


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


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


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


How is the benefit of mixed social networks altered by neighbourhood deprivation for ethnic groups?

Simon Peters, Nissa Finney, Dharmi Kapadia

Social GroupsArea EffectsSocial NetworksGeographyPovertyIncome DynamicsEthnic GroupsWell BeingSocial Capital


Factors affecting children’s mental health over time

Larissa Pople, Neera Sharma

Social NetworksPsychologyYoung PeopleChild DevelopmentWell BeingHealthLife Course AnalysisSociology Of Households


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

Ann Berrington

MigrationYoung PeopleFamily Formation And DissolutionEthnic GroupsLife Course Analysis


Do ethnic networks influence circular migration? Evidence from the UK

Majlinda Joxhe

Social GroupsSocial NetworksGeographyMigrationLabour MarketEthnic Groups


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


Can we improve the survey representation of non-resident parents, and collect robust data on reasons for separation?

Caroline Bryson, Stephen McKay

Young PeopleHouseholdsFamily Formation And DissolutionSurvey MethodologySurveys


Can mothers’ part-time work explain the gender pay gap?

Monica Costa Dias, Robert Joyce, Francesca Parodi

Labour MarketFamily Formation And DissolutionChildbearing: FertilityWages And EarningsLife Course Analysis