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Partner (dis)agreement on moving desires and the subsequent moving behaviour of couples
(2012-01) - Journal article,
Most studies of residential mobility decision-making focus on the housing and neighbourhood satisfaction and pre-move thoughts of individuals. This implicitly assumes that individual evaluations represent the wider household ...
Are mixed-ethnic unions more likely to dissolve than co-ethnic unions? New evidence from Britain
(2012-05) - Journal article,
The increasing proportion of ethnic minorities in Britain has been paralleled by an increase in the occurrence of mixed-ethnic marriages between one White partner and an ethnic minority partner. Such marriages are thought ...
Ethnic minority-majority unions in Estonia
(2011-08) - Journal article,
Ethnic minority-majority unions-also referred to as mixed ethnic unions-are often seen as the ultimate evidence of the integration of ethnic minorities into their host societies. We investigated minority-majority unions ...
Determinants of neighbourhood satisfaction and perception of neighbourhood reputation
(2011-04) - Journal article,
It has been suggested that the residential mobility behaviour and general well-being of residents of urban neighbourhoods are not only influenced by how residents themselves assess their neighbourhood, but also by how they ...
'Demonising discourse' : the Traveller Community's struggle against the elite voice of RTE
(2014-11-01) - Journal article,
As the Irish Government introduces a selection of changes to home defence law, through the Criminal Law (Defence and Dwelling) Act 2011, the Traveller Community, and the Ward-Nally case in particular, are regrettable ...
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 ...
The Big Society, localism and housing policy : recasting state-citizen relations in an age of austerity (Special Issue Editor)
(2015) - Journal article,
“The Big Society, Localism and Housing Policy” was the theme of a seminar series funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (2012-14) in the UK. A collaborative venture between the Universities of St Andrews, ...
Imaginaries of the ideal migrant worker : a Lacanian interpretation
(2014) - Journal article,
This paper explores the production of ‘ideal’ migrant workers by recruitment agencies in the context of Latvian labour migration to the UK. The fantasies of the ‘ideal’ worker created by recruiters have a particular hold ...
Blood, sex and trust: : The limits of the population-based risk management paradigm
(2014-03) - Journal article,
Blood screening is imperfect so Donor Health Check questionnaires (DHC) are used to defer those whose ‘behaviour’ suggests disproportionate risk of Blood Borne Infection (BBI). Taking the UK case, we compare deferment of ...
Child Health and Migrant Parents in South-East Asia
(2013-12) - Journal item,