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How are young children affected by poverty?

What impact are persistent poverty levels having on children in the UK? Professor Lucinda Platt from the London School of Economics and Political Science discusses her research using the Millennium Cohort Study to look at the children in the study as they turn 11 and how poverty is affecting them. This podcast was recorded originally for the Centre for […]

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Rise in racism bad for the kids

A range of anti-racism initiatives and policies have been put into place in recent years by successive Governments in the UK. But could those efforts be undermined as we move into a period where it seems “anti-immigrant” sentiment and rhetoric is on the increase? With one in three people in Britain describing themselves as being […]

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White flight and the rise of UKIP

Are white people in the UK really leaving ethnic minority neighbourhoods to live close to people from the same background? Professor Eric Kaufman from Birkbeck College, University of London, discusses his research making use of the BHPS and Understanding Society to look at the question of White Flight what his work might tell us about […]

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