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Cathie Marsh Institute for Social Research

2012 publications

Agyemang, C., Kunst, A.E., Bhopal, R., Zaninotto, P., Nazroo, J., Nicolaou, M., Unwin, N., van Valkengoed, I., Redekop, K. and Stronks, K. (2012). Dutch versus English advantage in the epidemic of central and generalised obesity is not shared by ethnic minority groups: comparative secondary analysis of cross-sectional data. International Journal of Obesity, DOI:10.1038/ijo.2010.281

Agyemang, C., Kunst, A.E., Bhopal, R., Zaninotto, P., Nazroo, J., Unwin, N., van Valkengoed, I., Redekop, K. and Stronks, K. (2012). A cross-national comparative study of metabolic syndrome among non-diabetic Dutch and English ethnic groups’. European Journal of Public Health, DOI:10.1093/eurpub/cks041

Aitsi-Selmi, A., Chandola, T., Friel, S., Nouraei, R., Shipley, M. & Marmot, M (2012). Interaction between education and household wealth on the risk of obesity in women in Egypt. PLoS One, 7(6), e39507. DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0039507

Anna Zimdars and Gindo Tampubolon. (2012). Ethnic diversity and European's generalised trust: How inclusive immigration policy can aid a positive association. Sociological Research Online, 17(3), DOI:10.5153/sro.2643

Bécares , L., Nazroo, J., Jackson, J. and Heuvelman, H. (2012). Ethnic density effects on health and experienced racism among Caribbean people in the US and England: a cross-national comparison. Social Science and Medicine, 75(12), 2107–2115.

Bécares, L., Nazroo, J., Albor, C., Chandola, T. and Stafford, M. (2012). Examining the differential association between self-rated health and area deprivation among white British and ethnic minority people in England. Social Science and Medicine, 74, 616-624. DOI:10.1016/j.socscimed.2011.11.007

Bécares, L., Shaw, R., Nazroo, J., Stafford, M., Atkin, K., Albor, C., Kiernan, K., Wilkinson, R., Pickett, K. (2012). Ethnic density effects of physical morbidity, mortality and health behaviors: A systematic review of the literature. American Journal of Public Health, 102(12), 33-66.

Buffel T., Phillipson, C., & Scharf, T. (2012). Ageing in urban environments : Developing 'age-friendly' cities. Critical social policy, 32(4), 597-617. DOI:

Buffel, T., Verté, D., De Donder, L., De Witte, N., Dury, S., Vanwing, T. & Bolsenbroek, A. (2012). Theorising the relationship between older people and their immediate social living environment. International Journal of Lifelong Education, 31, 13-32.

Cable, N., Bartley, M., Chandola, T. & Sacker, A (2012). Friends are equally important to men and women, but family matters more for men's well-being. J Epidemiol Community Health, DOI:10.1136/jech-2012-201113

Christopoulou, M., Pampaka, M., & Vlassopoulou, M. (2012). Cypriot teachers’ attitudes on bilingualism. International Journal of Business and Social Science, 3(11), 46-58.

Corona, G., Wu, F., Forti, G., Lee, D., O'Connor, D., O'Neill, T., Pendleton, N., Bartfai, G., Boonen, S., Casanueva, F., Finn, J., Giwercman, A., Han, T., Huhtaniemi, I., Kula, K., Lean, M., Punab, M., Vanderschueren, D., Jannini, E., Mannucci, E., Maggi, M. & EMAS_Study_Group, E (2012). Thyroid hormones and male sexual function. Int J Androl, 35(5), 668-679. DOI:10.1111/j.1365-2605.2012.01266.x

Cutts, D. (2012). Yet Another False Dawn? An examination of the Liberal Democrats’ Performance in the 2010 General Election. British Journal of Politics and International Relations, DOI:10.1111/j.1467-856X.2011.00468.x

Cutts, D. and Widdop, P. (2012). Was Labour penalised where they stood All Women Shortlist candidates? An analysis of the 2010 U.K. General Election. British Journal of Politics and International Relations,

Daraganova, G., Pattison, P., Koskinen, J., Mitchell, B., Bill, A., Watts, M., Baum, S. (2012). Networks and geography: modelling community network structures as the outcome of both spatial and network processes. Social Networks, 34(1), 6-17. DOI:10.1016/j.socnet.2010.12.001

Das-Munshi, J., Bécares, L., Boydell, J., Dewey, M., Morgan, C., Stansfeld, S., Prince, M. (2012). Ethnic density as a buffer for psychotic experiences: findings from a national survey (EMPIRIC). British Journal of Psychiatry, DOI:10.1192/bjp.bp.111.102376

Dassonneville, R., Marc Hooghe & Bram Vanhoutte. (2012). Age, Period and Cohort Effects in the Decline of Party Identification in Germany: An Analysis of a Two Decade Panel Study in Germany (1992–2009). German Politics, 21(2), 209-227.

De Backer, F., Lombaerts, K., De Mette, T., Buffel, T. & Elias, W. (2012). Creativity in artistic education: Introducing artists into primary schools. International Journal of Art & Design Education, 31(1), 53-66. DOI:doi: 10.1111/j.1476-8070.2012.01715.x

De Donder, L., Buffel, T., De Witte, N., Dury, S. & Verté, D. (2012). Perceptual quality of neighbourhood design and feelings of unsafety. Ageing & Society, 33(6), 917-937. DOI:10.1017/S0144686X12000207

De Donder, L., De Witte, N., Buffel, T., Dury, S. & Verté, D. (2012). Social capital and feelings of unsafety in later life: A study on the influence of social networks, place attachment and civic participation on perceived safety. Research on Aging, 34(4), 425-448. DOI:doi: 10.1177/0164027511433879

De Donder, L., De Witte, N., Dury, S., Buffel, T. & Verté, D. (2012). Individual risk factors of feelings of unsafety in later life. European Journal of Ageing, 9, 233-242.

Elliot, M. J., Sasse, A. and Brown, I. (2012). Informational Citizenship. Presented at Digital Research. Oxford.

Fieldhouse, E and Cutts, DE. (2012). The Companion Effect: Household and Local Context and the Turnout of Young People. Journal of Politics, 74(3), 856-869. DOI:10.1017/S0022381612000345

Fieldhouse, E., Cutts, D., Widdop, P. and John, P. (In-press). Do impersonal mobilisation methods work? Evidence from a nationwide Get - Out -The - Vote experiment in England. Electoral Studies, DOI:10.1016/j.electstud.2012.09.003

Fieldhouse, Edward and Maria Sobolewska. (2012). Are British Ethnic Minorities Politically Under-represented?’. Parliamentary Affairs,

Finney, N. (2012). How ethnic mix changes and what this means for integration. Understanding Dynamic Neighbourhoods. New York: Springer.

Finney, N. (2012). Internal Migration. In Immanuel Ness (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Global Human Migration. Wiley Blackwell.

Finney, N. (2012). What is it about ethnicity? Investigating the meaning of ethnicity for internal migration with a focus on student mobility in Britain. In Nissa Finney and Gemma Catney (Ed.), Minority Internal Migration in Europe. Ashgate.

Finney, N. and Gemma Catney. (2012). Minority Internal Migration in Europe. Ashgate.

Fisher, J., Cutts, D. and Fieldhouse, E. (2012). The Electoral Effectiveness of Constituency Campaigning in the 2010 British General Election: The ‘Triumph’ of Labour? Electoral Studies, DOI:10.1016/j.electstud.2011.08.002

Gash, V., Mertens, A. and Romeu-Gordo, L. (2012). The Influence of Changing Hours of Work on Women’s Life-Satisfaction. The Manchester School, 8(1), 51-74. DOI:10.1111/j.1467-9957.2011.02255.x

Gielen, E., Verschueren, S., O'Neill, T., Pye, S., O'Connell, M., Lee, D., Ravindrarajah, R., Claessens, F., Laurent, M., Milisen, K., Tournoy, J., Dejaeger, M., Wu, F., Vanderschueren, D. & Boonen, S (2012). Musculoskeletal Frailty: A Geriatric Syndrome at the Core of Fracture Occurrence in Older Age. Calcif Tissue Int, 91(3), 161-177. DOI:10.1007/s00223-012-9622-5

Goodwin, M., Cutts, D. and Ford, R. (2012). Extreme Right Footsoldiers, Legacy Effects and Deprivation: A Contextual Analysis of the Leaked British National Party Membership List. Party Politics, DOI:10.1177/1354068811436034

Heraclides, A., Chandola, T., Witte, D. & Brunner, E (2012). Work stress, obesity and the risk of type 2 diabetes: gender-specific bidirectional effect in the Whitehall II study. Obesity (Silver Spring), 20(2), 428-33. DOI:10.1038/oby.2011.95

Higgins V & Dale A. (2012). Ethnicity and Childhood Overweight/Obesity in England. Paediatric Obesity, Volume 7, 7(3), e22-e26.

Holdsworth, C., Nissa Finney, Alan Marshall and Paul Norman. (2012). Population and Society. London: Sage.

Huhtaniemi, I., Tajar, A., Lee, D., O'Neill, T., Finn, J., Bartfai, G., Boonen, S., Casanueva, F., Giwercman, A., Han, T., Kula, K., Labrie, F., Lean, M., Pendleton, N., Punab, M., Silman, A., Vanderschueren, D., Forti, G., Wu, F. & EMAS_Group, E (2012). Comparison of serum testosterone and estradiol measurements in 3174 European men using platform immunoassay and mass spectrometry; relevance for the diagnostics in aging men. Eur J Endocrinol, 166(6), 983-991. DOI:10.1530/EJE-11-1051

Javier Ramos-Díaz and Albert Varela. (2012). From opportunity to austerity. In Majella Kilkey, Gaby Ramia and Kevin Farnsworth (Ed.), Social Policy Review. ( 24, pp. 231-256). Bristol: Policy Press.

Jivraj, S. (2012). An application of the School Census in migration research. Presented at PLUG Conference. Bristol.

Jivraj, S. (2012). Modelling Socioeconomic Neighbourhood Change due to Internal Migration in England. Urban Studies, 49(16), 3565-3578. DOI:10.1177/0042098012446990

Jivraj, S. James Nazroo; Matt Barnes. (2012). Change in social detachment in older age in England. In James Banks; James Nazroo; Andrew Steptoe (Ed.), The dynamics of ageing: Evidence from the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing 2002-10 (Wave 5). (pp. 48-97). London: Institute for Fiscal Studies.

Jivraj, S. Ludi Simpson, Naomi Marquis. (2012). Local distribution and subsequent mobility of immigrants measured from the School Census in England. Environment and Planning A, 44(2), 491-505. DOI:doi:10.1068/a44376

Jivraj, S., Bram Vanhoutte; James Nazroo; Tarani Chandola. (2012). Age, ageing and subjective wellbeing in the third age. Presented at ISQOLS XI Conference. Venice.

Jivraj, S., James Nazroo. (2012). Social domain tables. In James Banks; James Nazroo; Andrew Steptoe (Ed.), The dynamics of ageing: Evidence from the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing 2002-10 (Wave 5). (pp. 259-

293). London: Institute for Fiscal Studies.

Jivraj, S., James Nazroo; Tarani Chandola; Bram Vanhoutte. (2012). The relationship between subjective wellbeing and age in older adults in England. Presented at British Society for Population Studies Annual Conference.


Jivraj, S.. (2012). Using the School Census in migration research. Presented at ESRC/ONS Beyond 2011 seminar. London.

Johnston, R., Cutts, D., Pattie, C., and Fisher, J. (2012). We’ve got them on the list: contacting, canvassing and voting in a British general election campaign. Electoral Studies, DOI:10.1016/j.electstud.2011.11.002

Johnston, R., Pattie, C., Cutts, D. and Fisher, J. (2012). Spending, Contacting and Voting: The 2010 General Election in the Constituencies. Environment and Planning A, DOI:10.1068/a44382

K. Purdam and M. Tranmer. (2012). Help and Civic Engagement in Context. European Societies,

K. Purdam and P. Norman. (2012). Unpaid caring within and outside the carers home in England and Wales. Population, Space and Place, DOI:10.1002/psp.1702

Karslen, S., Roth, M., & Bécares, L. (2012). Minorities' experience of health services. In Craig, G., Atkin, K., Chattoo, S., Flynn, R (Ed.), Understanding ‘Race’ and Ethnicity. London: The Policy Press.

Koskinen, J. & Edling, C. (2012). Modelling the evolution of a bipartite network—Peer referral in interlocking directorates. Social Networks, 34(3), 309-322. DOI:10.1016/j.socnet.2010.03.001

Koskinen, J.H., and Stenberg, S-Å. (2012). Bayesian Analysis of Multilevel Probit Models for Data with Friendship Dependencies. Journal of Educational and Behavioural Statistics, 37(2), 203-230. DOI:10.3102/1076998611402504

Lee, D., Tajar, A., Pye, S., Boonen, S., Vanderschueren, D., Bouillon, R., O'Neill, T., Bartfai, G., Casanueva, F., Finn, J., Forti, G., Giwercman, A., Han, T., Huhtaniemi, I., Kula, K., Lean, M., Pendleton, N., Punab, M., Wu, F. & EMAS_Study_Group, E (2012). Association of hypogonadism with vitamin D status: the European Male Ageing Study. Eur J Endocrinol, 166(1), 77-85. DOI:10.1530/EJE-11-0743

Lee, D., Tajar, A., Ravindrarajah, R., Pye, S., O'Connor, D., Corona, G., O'Connell, M., Gielen, E., Boonen, S., Vanderschueren, D., Pendleton, N., Finn, J., Bartfai, G., Casanueva, F., Forti, G., Giwercman, A., Han, T., Huhtaniemi, I., Kula, K., Lean, M., Punab, M., Wu, F., O'Neill, T. & . (2012). Frailty and Sexual Health in Older European Men. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci, DOI:10.1093/gerona/gls217

Li, Y. (2012). Ethnic wage gaps in Britain and the USA. In Connelly, R., Lambert, P., Blackburn, R. and Gayle, V (Ed.), Social Stratification: Trends and Processes. (pp. 167-179). Ashgate.

Mason, A., Sylvia Richardson, Ian Plewis and Nicky Best. (2012). Strategy for modelling non-random missing data mechanisms in observational studies using Bayesian methods. Journal of Official Statistics, 28(2), 279-302.

Mindell, J., Aresu, M., Bécares, L., & Tolonen, H. (2012). Representativeness of participants in a cross-sectional health survey by time of day and day of week of data collection. European Journal of Public Health, 22(3), 364- 369. DOI:10.1093/eurpub/ckr093

O'Keefe, C.M. and Shlomo, N. (2012). Comparison of Remote Analysis with Statistical Disclosure Control for Protecting the Confidentiality of Business Data. Transactions on Data Privacy, 5(2), 403-432.

Olsen, W K. (2012). Data Collection. London: Sage.

Pampaka, M., Pepin, B., & Sikko, S.A. (2012). Supporting students’ transition to HE or alienating them: Pedagogies and Transitional Experiences in two educational contexts. Presented at Annual Conference of the British

Educational Research Association (BERA 2012).

Pampaka, M., Williams, J. & Hutcheson, G. (2012). Measuring students’ transition into University and its association with learning outcomes. British Educational Research Journal, 38(6), 1041-1071.


Pampaka, M., Wo, L., Kalambouka, A., Qasim, S., & Swanson D. (2012). Teaching and Learning Practices in Secondary Mathematics: measuring teaching from teachers’ and students’ perspectives. Presented at Annual

Conference of the British Educational Research Association (BERA 2012). Manchester, UK.

Pampaka, Maria; Williams, Julian; Hutcheson, Graeme; Wake, Geoff; Black, Laura; Davis, Pauline & Hernandez - Martinez, Paul. (In-press). The association between mathematics pedagogy and learners’ dispositions for university study. British Educational Research Journal, 38(3), 473-496. DOI:10.1080/01411926.2011.555518

Pepin, B., Clarke, D., Bergem, O. K., Pampaka, M. & Vos, P. (2012). Methodological Issues in International and Comparative Mathematics Education Research. Presented at The European Conference on Educational Research. Cadiz, Spain.

Phillipson, C (2012). Community studies and re-studies in the 21st century: methodological challenges and strategies for the future. SOCIOLOGICAL REVIEW, 60(3, SI), 537-549. DOI:10.1111/j.1467-954X.2012.02098.x

Phillipson, C. (2012). Globalization, Economic Recession and Social Exclusion: policy challenges and responses’. In Scharf, T and Keating, N (Ed.), From Exclusion to Inclusion in Old Age. (pp. 17-32). Bristol: Policy Press.

Pieter-Paul Verhaeghe and Gindo Tampubolon. (2012). Individual social capital, neighbourhood deprivation, and self-rated health in England. Social Science & Medicine, 75(2), 349-357. DOI:

Plewis, I., Ketende, S. and Calderwood, L. (2012). Assessing the accuracy of response propensities in longitudinal studies. Survey Methodology, 38(2), 167-171.

Purdam, K. and Tranmer, M. (2012). Expectations of Being Helped in Return for Helping – Citizens, the State and the Local Area. Qasim, S., Kalambouka, A., Pampaka, M., & Swanson, D. (2012). “I like quadratic equations…but I don’t like graphs”: Students’ dispositions towards mathematics across year groups. Presented at Annual Conference of the British Educational Research Association (BERA 2012). Manchester, UK.

Reddy, Bhim, and Wendy Olsen. (2012). Adaptation of the Rural Working Class in India. In Clark, D (Ed.), Adaptation, Poverty and Development. (pp. 181-214). London: Palgrave Macmillan.

Rutter, M., Sattar, N., Tajar, A., O'Neill, T., Lee, D., Bartfai, G., Boonen, S., Casanueva, F., Finn, J., Forti, G., Giwercman, A., Han, T., Huhtaniemi, I., Kula, K., Lean, M., Pendleton, N., Punab, M., Silman, A., Vanderschueren, D.,

Lowe, G., O'Rahilly, S., Morris, R., Wu, F., Wannamethee, S., BRHS_Study_Group, B. & EMAS_Study_Group, E (2012). Epidemiological evidence against a role for C-reactive protein causing leptin resistance. Eur J Endocrinol,

168(1), 101-106. DOI:10.1530/EJE-12-0348

Sabater, N. and Nissa Finney. (2012). Ethnic residential de-segregation in young adulthood: a demographic approach. In Chris Lloyd, Ian Shuttleworth and David Wong (Ed.), Socio-spatial segregation: Concepts,

Processes and Outcomes. Bristol: Policy Press.

Schouten, B., Bethlehem, J., Beullens, K., Kleven, O., Loosveldt, G., Luiten, A., Rutar, K., Shlomo, N. and Skinner, C.J. (In-press). Evaluating, Comparing, Monitoring and Improving Representativeness of Survey Response Through R-indicators and Partial R-indicators. International Statistical Review, 80(3), 382-399. DOI:10.1111/j.1751-5823.2012.00189.

Shaw, R.J., Atkin, K., Bécares, L., Albor, C., Stafford, M., Kiernan, K.K., Nazroo, J.Y., Wilkinson, R.G. and Pickett, K.E. (2012). A systematic review of the impact of ethnic density on adult mental health. British Journal of Psychiatry, 201, 11-19.

Shlomo, N. and Skinner, C.J. (2012). Privacy Protection from Sampling and Perturbation in Survey Microdata. Journal of Privacy and Confidentiality, 4(1), 155-169.

Shlomo, N., Skinner, C.J. and Schouten, B. (2012). Estimation of an Indicator of the Representativeness of Survey Response. Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference, 142(1), 201-211. DOI:10.1016/j.jspi.2011.07.008

Shryane, S. (2012). Complexity Science for the Real World: Modelling Trust on Social Networks. Presented at 5th ESRC Research Methods Festival. St. Catherine's College, University of Oxford.

Skinner, C.J. and Shlomo, N. (2012). Estimating Frequencies of Frequencies in Finite Populations. Statistics and Probability Letters, 82, 2206-2212. DOI:10.1016/j.spl.2012.07.023

Sobolewska, M., Cutts, D. and Fieldhouse, E. (2012). Taking minorities for granted? Ethnic density, party campaigning and targeting minority voters in 2010 British general elections. Parliamentary Affairs,

Swanson, D., Pampaka, M., Kalambouka, A., & Qasim, S. (2012). “I don’t mind doing brackets”: Benjaminian illuminations in interviews with secondary school mathematics students. Presented at Annual Conference of the British Educational Research Association (BERA 2012). Manchester, UK.

Tajar, A., Huhtaniemi, I., O'Neill, T., Finn, J., Pye, S., Lee, D., Bartfai, G., Boonen, S., Casanueva, F., Forti, G., Giwercman, A., Han, T., Kula, K., Labrie, F., Lean, M., Pendleton, N., Punab, M., Vanderschueren, D., Wu, F. & EMAS_Group, E (2012). Characteristics of androgen deficiency in late-onset hypogonadism: results from the European Male Aging Study (EMAS). J Clin Endocrinol Metab, 97(5), 1508-1516. DOI:10.1210/jc.2011-2513

Tajar, A., Lee, D., Pye, S., O'Connell, M., Ravindrarajah, R., Gielen, E., Boonen, S., Vanderschueren, D., Pendleton, N., Finn, J., Bartfai, G., Casanueva, F., Forti, G., Giwercman, A., Han, T., Huhtaniemi, I., Kula, K., Lean, M., Punab, M., Wu, F. & O'Neill, T (2012). The association of frailty with serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D and parathyroid hormone levels in older European men. Age Ageing, DOI:10.1093/ageing/afs162

Van Cauwenberg, J., Clarys, P., De Bourdeaudhui, I., Van Holle, V., Verté, D., De Witte, N., De Donder, L., Buffel, T., Dury, S. & Deforche, B. (2012). Physical environmental factors related to walking and cycling in older adults: The Belgian Ageing Studies. BMC Public Health, 12, DOI:

Vanhoutte, B. & Hooghe, M (2012). Do diverse geographical contexts lead to diverse friendship networks? A multilevel analysis of Belgian survey data. International Journal of Intercultural Relations, 36(3), 343-352.

Vanhoutte, B.. (2012). Measuring subjective well-being: a review. CCSR Woking Paper,

Verhaeghe, P., Li, Y. and Van de Putte, B. (2012). Socio-economic and ethnic inequalities in social capital from the family among labour market entrants. European Sociological Review, DOI:DOI:10.1093/esr/jcs047

Zimdars, A., Nazroo, J. and Gjonca, E. (2012). The circumstances of older people in England with self-reported visual impairment: A secondary analysis of the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing (ELSA). British Journal of Visual Impairment, 30(1), 22-30. DOI:10.1177/0264619611427374