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Does rising crime lead to increasing distress? Longitudinal analysis of a natural experiment with dynamic objective neighbourhood measures
(2015) - Journal article,
Identifying ‘neighbourhood effects’ to support widespread beliefs that where we live matters for our health remains a major challenge due to the reliance upon observational data. In this study we reassess the issue of local ...
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 ...
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 ...
A longitudinal analysis of moving desires, expectations and actual moving behaviour
(2011-11) - Journal article,
Residential mobility theory proposes that moves are often preceded by the expression of moving desires and expectations. Much research has investigated how individuals form these premove thoughts, with a largely separate ...
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 ...
Following people through time : an analysis of individual residential mobility biographies
(2013) - Journal article,
The life course framework guides us towards investigating how dynamic life course careers affect residential mobility decision-making and behaviour throughout long periods of individual lifetimes. However, most longitudinal ...
Neighbourhood effects research at a crossroads. Ten challenges for future research
(2012-12) - Journal item,
Right to buy … time to move? Investigating the moving behaviour of right to buy owners in the UK
(2013-03) - Journal article,
Part of the political argument in favour of the right to buy (RTB) was that it would stimulate the economy by encouraging the inter-regional mobility of those in public sector housing. This is the first study to examine ...
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 ...