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Time-use studies: daily life and social change

Professor Jonathan Gershuny | Sociology | 01 October 2004

This research program will place time-use research -deploying leading edge theory and the best possible empirical materials- more centrally within, in particular, the sociological, but also the economic literature and build up a well documented ...

Everyday sanitation: a comparative study of mumbai's informal settlements

Dr Colin Mcfarlane | Human Geography | 01 July 2009

There is widespread recognition that sanitation in cities in the global south has been neglected in the social sciences and international development community. This is despite the importance of sanitation in cities, particularly for the poor, for he ...

Social protection and disability: policy lessons from vietnam

Professor Nora Groce | 01 October 2012

People with disabilities (pwds) represent a disproportionately high proportion of the world's poor. Recognising the reciprocal relationship between disability and poverty, leading to increased vulnerability and social exclusion, disability has been f ...

Work-life balance in the recession and beyond

Professor Suzan Lewis | 02 January 2014

This series of seven one-day seminars focuses on the impacts of the economic recession and austerity measures on work-life balance (wlb) and associated policies. Both may be adversely affected if economic pressures overshadow social and individual co ...

Health risks and benefits of extended working life (the heaf study)

Professor Keith Palmer | 03 November 2013

The need to keep britain's ageing population economically active has prompted government policies to extend working lives. However, such work may not be feasible for those with major health problems and, depending on occupational and personal circums ...

Meta-analysis of research on the link between materialism and well-being

Dr Helga Dittmar | Psychology | 01 October 2010

This project provides a meta-analytic review of research on the link between materialism and well-being. There are strong cultural beliefs that the pursuit of materialistic values - money, fame, material goods - leads to a happy, satisfied life. Yet, ...

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