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European Social Survey Topline Report released

This week sees the release of the European Social Survey’s “Topline” Report on Attitudes to Immigration, written by Anthony Heath and Lindsay Richards. Anthony Heath has led the pan-European team that worked together to develop this module in the ESS, making it one of the most detailed investigations into immigration […]


First CSI newsletter published

  Welcome to the Centre for Social Investigation eNewsletter. Please click on the individual items below or on the link at the bottom of the page to view the full newsletter. New Research New report on The changing origins of social mobility: socio-economic inequalities and changing opportunities for the Social Mobility and […]


The childhood origins of social mobility

The Centre for Social Investigation were commissioned by the government’s Child Poverty and Social Mobility Commission (now the Social Mobility Commission) to undertake research on the origins of children’s social mobility and explore how this has changed over the past 60 years. Our report was published on 9th June 2016 […]


Getting a foot on the ladder: Social mobility and unemployment of ethnic minorities in Britain

Both social class and ethnicity are divisive in Britain. Economic resources are unequally distributed between social classes, as they are between ethnic groups. Ethnic minorities are more likely to live in poverty and more likely to experience unemployment than the white British. This suggests that people belonging to an ethnic […]