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Child Health and Migrant Parents in South-East Asia
(2013-12) - Journal item,
Geographical variations in fertility and transition to second and third birth in Britain
(2013) - Journal article,
Geographical variations in fertility have been observed within several countries in Northern Europe, with higher fertility in rural areas, smaller settlements and city suburbs. However, the processes underlying such fertility ...
Between Flows and Places : Using Geodemographics to Explore EU Migration Across Neighbourhoods in Britain
(2015-05) - Journal article,
During the past decade, the growing significance of EU migrants in Britain has attracted considerable media and policy attention. While the rhetoric and public policy debate has focused on national and regional levels, ...
‘A confession of ignorance’ : deaths from old age and deciphering cause-of-death statistics in Scotland, 1855–1949
(2015-02-11) - Journal article,
A large amount of the research undertaken in an attempt to discover the reasons underlying the late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century mortality decline in Britain has relied on the statistics published by the Registrars ...
“The (unintended) consequences of governance?” : Examining the role of “frames” in creating imaginary housing systems and their importance for understanding the practices of senior housing professionals
(2015) - Journal article,
This paper examines data from interviews with senior housing professionals working in both the statutory and voluntary homelessness sectors in Scotland. The first section presents findings from both groups highlighting the ...
Migration, occupational mobility, and regional escalators in Scotland
(2012) - Journal article,
This paper seeks to unpick the complex relationship between an individual’s migration behaviour, their place of residence, and their occupational performance in the Scottish labour market between 1991 and 2001. We investigate ...
Online focus groups and qualitative research in the social sciences : their merits and limitations in a study of housing and youth
(2015-04-23) - Journal article,
This paper considers the use of online focus groups as a method for conducting qualitative research in geography. Researchers have increasingly utilised online focus groups involving live, synchronous chat room interactions. ...
Lessons learned from the largest tenure-mix operation in the world : right to buy in the United Kingdom
(2013) - Journal article,
In the past few decades, urban regeneration policies have taken firm root in many Western European countries. Underlying these regeneration policies is a strong belief in the negative neighborhood effects of living in areas ...
Briefing 3: Devolution, localism and social housing
(University of St Andrews, 2015-03-13) - Report,
Briefing No 7. The costs and gains of homebuying
(University of St Andrews, 2015-05-28) - Report,
Drawing on 80 interviews with owner-occupiers and on national data on house prices and mortgages, I examine the way in which homes’ meanings are negotiated through the subjective calculation of the financial costs and gains ...