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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 ...
Unwilling or unable? Spatial and socio-economic restrictions on females' labour market access
(2006-05) - Journal article,
The effects of regional structures on both females' willingness to work and the probability of being employed for those willing to work are analysed. Special permission was granted to link regional data to individual ...
Ethnic differences in realising desires to leave urban neighbourhoods
(2017-09) - Journal article,
Selective mobility into and out of urban neighbourhoods is one of the main driving forces of segregation. Earlier research has found group differences in who wants to leave or who leaves certain types of neighbourhoods. A ...
Types of spatial mobility and change in people’s ethnic residential contexts
(2016-06-28) - Journal article,
Background : Most studies of the ethnic composition of destination neighbourhoods after residential moves do not take into account the types of moves people have made. However, from an individual perspective, different ...
Why does fertility remain high among certain UK-born ethnic minority women?
(2016-12-02) - Journal article,
Background : Previous research has shown high total fertility among certain UK-born ethnic minorities, but the reasons behind their high fertility have remained far from clear. Some researchers attribute their elevated ...
Ethno-Political effects of suburbanization in the Vilnius urban region : an analysis of voting behavior
(2015) - Journal article,
We use electoral data to analyze the ethno-political consequences that may arise from the fact that the region surrounding the city of Vilnius is dominated by residents with a Polish identity, while those who move to the ...