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Briefing: how many people need a social rented home?

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Area EffectsGeographyHouseholdsPovertyLiving StandardsSocial PolicyHousing Market


Welfare safety net. Twenty-eighth report of session 2017–19. Report, together with formal minutes relating to the report. Ordered by the House of Commons to be printed 17 July 2019

PovertyWelfare BenefitsGovernmentSocial Policy


Measuring poverty 2019 - results tables: 2019 release

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DemographyHouseholdsPovertySocial Policy


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


Measuring poverty 2019: a report of the Social Metrics Commission

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DemographyHouseholdsPovertySocial Policy


Understanding cultural omnivores: social and political attitudes

Tak Wing Chan

PsychologyEducationArtsSocial AttitudesSociologySocial Mobility


Stepping-stone or dead end: to what extent does part-time employment enable progression out of low pay for male and female employees in the UK?

Madeline Nightingale

Labour MarketWages And EarningsSocial Policy


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


Persistent poverty in Scotland 2010-2017

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Area EffectsStatistical AnalysisDemographyHouseholdsPovertyGovernmentIncome DynamicsSocial Policy


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


Written evidence from Understanding Society the UK Household Longitudinal Study (WSN0051) [Work and Pensions Select Committee. Welfare safety net inquiry]

Social ExclusionHouseholdsPovertyWelfare BenefitsSocial Policy


National measurement of loneliness: 2018

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Well BeingSocietiesSocial Policy


Housing supply requirements across Great Britain: for low-income households and homeless people

Glen Bramley

PovertyLiving StandardsSocial PolicyHousing Market


Intergenerational social mobility and allostatic load in Great Britain

Patrick Präg, Lindsay Richards

Well BeingHealthSocial StratificationSocial MobilityBiology


A new measure of poverty for the UK: the final report of the Social Metrics Commission

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DemographyHouseholdsPovertySocial Policy


A new measure of poverty for the UK: a summary of the report by the Social Metrics Commission

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DemographyHouseholdsPovertySocial Policy


Caring for carers: the lives of family carers in the UK

Kathryn Petrie, James Kirkup

DisabilityTime UseLabour MarketHouseholdsOrganizations And FirmsPublic PolicyWell BeingHealthSocial PolicyCaregiving


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

Michele Bavaro

EconomicsSocial Mobility


Poverty trends in Germany and Great Britain: the impact of changes in labour markets, families, and social policy

Jan Brülle

Labour MarketHouseholdsEconomicsPovertyWelfare BenefitsIncome DynamicsLife Course AnalysisSocial Policy


Persistent poverty in Scotland 2010-2016

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Area EffectsStatistical AnalysisDemographyHouseholdsPovertyGovernmentIncome DynamicsSocial Policy


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


Seeking assistance in later life: how do older people evaluate their need for assistance?

Krysia Canvin, Catherine A. MacLeod, Gill Windle, Amanda Sacker

Older PeopleArea EffectsSocial NetworksGeographyWell BeingHealthSocial PolicyCaregiving