Ethnic minorities are likely to be mistrustful of authorities in the face of widespread personal experience of harassment, and experiences of ethnic and racial harassment will result in ethnic minority clients who are more anxious and depressed
The ESRC Research Centre on Micro-Social Change (MiSoC) is a multidisciplinary centre, promoting collaboration between economists, sociologists and other social scientists. Our programme for the 2014-2019 period, “Understanding individual and family behaviours in a new era of uncertainty and change”, covers three areas: how individuals and families are affected by and react to changes in their life circumstances; how new members of society – children, young people and new migrants – develop and are integrated into it; and how values, attitudes, expectations, tastes and identity are formed.
Professor Sonia Bhalotra discusses gender issues at launch of The Lancet Women’s theme issue "Advancing women in science, medicine, and global health"
Gender equality expert Professor Bhalotra chaired the panel Gender Bias and Assessment, leading discussions on how to overcome barriers to women’s advancement.
Who applies to university? New study for the Nuffield Foundation looked at reasons behind varying participation rates among young people
Better information for students and parents could encourage more students from disadvantaged backgrounds to apply for university, but not all types of information would be equally effective