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The statistics of devolution

David Byrne

in Data in Society: Challenging Statistics in an Age of Globalisation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781447348214
eISBN:
9781447348269
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447348214.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter reviews the forms of statistical information available across devolved levels of governance in the UK. The focus is not only on statistics from the devolved nations – Scotland, Wales and ... More


Skid row? Area profiles

Allison E. Smith

in Ageing in urban neighbourhoods: Place attachment and social exclusion

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847422712
eISBN:
9781447301448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847422712.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter describes the deprived inner-city wards used in the research. It draws on a combination of government statistics and reports, historical references, media articles, and photographs and ... More


No Child Left Behind? US Immigration and Divided Families

Guillermina Jasso and Mark R. Rosenzweig

in Migration: Economic Change, Social Challenge

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780198729624
eISBN:
9780191796463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198729624.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

It is a great irony that US immigration law, whose cornerstone is family reunification, should divide so many families. Yet little is known about the mechanisms by which parents get green cards and ... More


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