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The British Household Panel Survey and its Income Data

Stephen P. Jenkins

in Changing Fortunes: Income Mobility and Poverty Dynamics in Britain

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199226436
eISBN:
9780191728457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226436.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter introduces the British Household Panel Survey (BHPS), the data source underpinning the book's empirical analysis. The BHPS is described in detail — the design, sample size and response ... More


Describing the data

Shannon N. Davis and Theodore N. Greenstein

in Why Who Cleans Counts: What Housework Tells Us about American Family Life

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447336747
eISBN:
9781447336792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447336747.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

Chapter 3 introduces the National Survey of Families and Households data and situates the respondents in the social, political, and economic context of the late 1980s. The chapter then presents ... More


The Making of New Homes

Nina Gren

in Occupied Lives: Maintaining Integrity in a Palestinian Refugee Camp in the West Bank

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9789774166952
eISBN:
9781617976568
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774166952.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter focuses on alternative practices aimed at upholding the camp inhabitants’ sense of worth and integrity, namely social continuity, as a way to recover from and oppose both present and ... More


Domestic Life

Edward William Lane and Jason Thompson

in An Account of the Manners and Customs of the Modern Egyptians

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9789774165603
eISBN:
9781617975516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165603.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter examines the hierarchies within families of the upper classes and middle classes, the appellations used for different members of households, different types of servants and slaves and ... More


Troubling loss? Children’s experiences of major disruptions in family life

Lynn Jamieson and Gill Highet

in Family troubles?: Exploring changes and challenges in the family lives of children and young people

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9781447304432
eISBN:
9781447307884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447304432.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter draws on interview data with children and young people aged between 10 and 14 years, who have lived through contrasting forms of family household change, to explore what influences their ... More


Debt, complexity and the sociological imagination

Lisa Adkins

Mark Featherstone (ed.)

in The Sociology of Debt

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447339526
eISBN:
9781447339571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447339526.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter offers a number of points of orientation for the development of a sociology of debt. It suggests that to date much sociological engagement with debt has been limited by two problems: ... More


Criteria for a Benefits System: The Family, Then, Now, and in the Future

Malcolm Torry

in Money for everyone: Why we need a citizen's income

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447311249
eISBN:
9781447311287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447311249.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter evaluates a Citizen's Income and means-tested benefits against the third criterion for a good tax and benefits structure: The tax and benefits structure should reflect today's family and ... More


Empirical Evidence for the Retirement–Drinking Relationship

Peter A. Bamberger, Samuel B. Bacharach, Kathleen A. Briggs, and Meira Ben-Gad

in Retirement and the Hidden Epidemic: The Complex Link Between Aging, Work Disengagement, and Substance Misuse and What To Do About It

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199374120
eISBN:
9780190216894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199374120.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Health Psychology

This chapter reviews some 30-odd papers published in scholarly journals since the mid-1980s that relate to the association between retirement or work exit, on the one hand, and substance misuse, on ... More


Sources and their analysis: vanishing for the vote?

Jill Liddington

in Vanishing for the vote: Suffrage, citizenship and the battle for the census

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719087486
eISBN:
9781781707012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087486.003.0019
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

From January 2009 The National Archives (TNA) released individual schedules ~ three years earlier than expected. It suddenly became possible to access electronically what individual households had ... More


Wealth, Top Incomes, and Inequality

Frank Cowell, Brian Nolan, Javier Olivera, and Philippe Van Kerm

in National Wealth: What is Missing, Why it Matters

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198803720
eISBN:
9780191844119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198803720.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Although it is heartening to see wealth inequality being taken seriously, key concepts are often muddled, including the distinction between income and wealth; what is included in ‘wealth’; and facts ... More


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