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Family futures: Childhood and poverty in urban neighbourhoods

Anne Power

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847429728
eISBN:
9781447302315
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847429728.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Family life in areas of concentrated poverty and social problems is undermined by surrounding conditions. This book is based on a longitudinal study of over 200 families interviewed annually over the ... More


Continuity and Change in Voluntary Action: Patterns, Trends and Understandings

Rose Lindsey and John Mohan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447324836
eISBN:
9781447324850
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447324836.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Organizations

This book provides a longitudinal perspective on change and continuity in voluntary action in recent decades in the UK. Drawing on more than 30 years of different quantitative and qualitative data, ... More


Survey designs for longitudinal research

Elisabetta Ruspini

in The gender dimension of social change: The contribution of dynamic research to the study of women's life courses

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861343321
eISBN:
9781447303824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861343321.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter provides a context for the longitudinal analysis. ‘Longitudinal’ is an imprecise term that implies repeated measurements of the observations made on a certain number of occasions. It ... More


Concluding comments

Elisabetta Ruspini and Angela Dale

in The gender dimension of social change: The contribution of dynamic research to the study of women's life courses

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861343321
eISBN:
9781447303824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861343321.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This concluding chapter offers some recommendations for increasing and improving the role of longitudinal data in researching and analysing changes in women's lives and life courses. Change, such as ... More


Longitudinal analysis and the constitution of the concept of gender

Jane Elliott

in The gender dimension of social change: The contribution of dynamic research to the study of women's life courses

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861343321
eISBN:
9781447303824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861343321.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter examines the value of longitudinal data and longitudinal approaches for examining women's lives. In particular, the chapter focuses on the role of part-time work in the context of ... More


How grandparents influence the religiosity of their grandchildren: a mixed-methods study of three-generation families in the United States

Vern L. Bengtson and Merril Silverstein

in Grandparenting Practices around the World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447340645
eISBN:
9781447340690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447340645.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter examines how grandparents influence (and don’t influence) the religiosity of descending generations within families in the United States. Using data from a longitudinal study of ... More


A method-in-practice: constructing longitudinal case histories

Rachel Thomson

in Unfolding lives: Youth, gender and change

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420510
eISBN:
9781447304104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420510.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

One of the aims of this book was to outline a method-in-practice and to illustrate how it is possible to construct in-depth case histories from a qualitative longitudinal archive. This chapter begins ... More


Introduction

Elisabetta Ruspini and Angela Dale

in The gender dimension of social change: The contribution of dynamic research to the study of women's life courses

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861343321
eISBN:
9781447303824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861343321.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This volume was developed from the Fifth International Conference on Logic and Methodology: Social Science Methodology in the New Millennium, Cologne on October 2000. It included a session by ... More


Method, data and hypotheses

Cristina Solera

in Women in and out of paid work: Changes across generations in Italy and Britain

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349309
eISBN:
9781447304319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349309.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter outlines the methods, datasets, variables, and techniques used for the empirical analyses described and discussed in the rest of the book. It starts by illustrating the nature and ... More


The breadth and depth of youth transitions

Rachel Thomson

in Unfolding lives: Youth, gender and change

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420510
eISBN:
9781447304104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420510.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

In 1996, with a group of colleagues, the author began a ten-year longitudinal study by following the transition of young people to adulthood. The research began in secondary schools in five ... More


Conducting longitudinal epidemiological research in children

John Henderson

in Researchers and their 'subjects': Ethics, power, knowledge and consent

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861345141
eISBN:
9781447303220
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861345141.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

The increasing recognition that events during pregnancy and early infancy have a profound impact on future health and disease through to later life has led to the development of longitudinal and ... More


The costs and benefits of Sure Start Local Programmes

Pamela Meadows

in The National Evaluation of Sure Start: Does area-based early intervention work?

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349507
eISBN:
9781447303909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349507.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter discusses the underlying principles of economic evaluation of social interventions, and briefly considers the difference between cost-effectiveness evaluation and cost-benefit analysis. ... More


Introduction: Beyond Benefits Street – exploring experiences and narratives of welfare reform

Ruth Patrick

in For Whose Benefit?: The Everyday Realities of Welfare Reform

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447333463
eISBN:
9781447333517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447333463.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter outlines the rationale behind conducting repeat interviews with out-of-work benefit claimants in an effort to better understand lived experiences of welfare reform. It introduces readers ... More


Gentrification in Buenos Aires: global trends and local features

Hilda Herzer, María Mercedes Di Virgilio, and María Carla Rodríguez

in Global gentrifications: Uneven development and displacement

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781447313472
eISBN:
9781447313502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447313472.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter seeks to increase the ‘evidence base’ on gentrification in Latin American cities through a longitudinal study of the La Boca, San Telmo and Barracas quarters in Buenos Aires. ... More


YEPP I: key changes in YEPP Local Programme Sites

Peter Evans and Angelika Krüger

in Youth and community empowerment in Europe: International perspectives

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9781447305910
eISBN:
9781447307754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447305910.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

A longitudinal design is used to identify the key changes that occurred in the Local Programme Sites (LPSs), based on data provided by both the internal and external evaluations, are described based ... More


Conclusion: scaling down?

Catherine Needham, Kerry Allen, and Kelly Hall

in Micro-Enterprise and Personalisation: What Size is Good Care?

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447319221
eISBN:
9781447319252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447319221.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

The concluding chapter considers the implications of the findings for the future of English social care services and for the broader health and welfare system. It suggests that local care economies ... More


Qualitative longitudinal research: researching fatherhood and fathers’ experiences

Tina Miller

in Fathers, Families and Relationships: Researching everyday lives

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447331476
eISBN:
9781447331490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447331476.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter focuses on a qualitative longitudinal (QL) research project, Transition to Fatherhood, and later episodes of fathering and fatherhood experiences. It begins by exploring the research ... More


Interviewing young fathers: managing ethical risks

Carmen Lau-Clayton

in Fathers, Families and Relationships: Researching everyday lives

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447331476
eISBN:
9781447331490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447331476.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter uses the Following Young Fathers (FYF) project, funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), as a reflective case study to explore the use of qualitative longitudinal (QL) ... More


‘Religious’ concentration and health outcomes in Northern Ireland

Gemma Catney

in Social-spatial segregation: Concepts, processes and outcomes

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781447301356
eISBN:
9781447310396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447301356.003.0014
Subject:
Sociology, Population and Demography

The relationship between residential segregation by ethnicity and ill-health is well-documented, particularly with respect to US-based studies. However, little is known about the effect of the ... More


Introduction

Rose Lindsey, John Mohan, Sarah Bulloch, and Elizabeth Metcalfe

in Continuity and Change in Voluntary Action: Patterns, Trends and Understandings

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447324836
eISBN:
9781447324850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447324836.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Organizations

This chapter sets the scene for the book by noting the political and policy salience of issues around voluntary action in contemporary Britain before providing an overview of the literature on how ... More


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