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Sexual Orientation, Legal Partnerships and Wages in Britain
This article uses data from the Labour Force Survey to examine the effect sexual orientation has on wages in Britain. In doing so it provides the first empirical investigation of the effect being in a same-sex legal partnership has on wages. The results show that gay...
Understanding the Gender Pay Gap within the UK Public Sector
Acknowledgements: We gratefully acknowledge funding from the OME who supported this project under their 2018 Open Call for Research on Public Sector Pay and Workforces. The OME is an independent organisation that provides impartial secretariat support to the independent Pay...
Accounting for geographical variance in the union satisfaction gap
Evidence of spatial variance in the relationship between trade union membership and job satisfaction is limited. Using three nationally representative data sets, we examine lower levels of satisfaction among union members and considers how this relationship varies...
Everyday practices of memory: Authenticity, value and the gift
This article develops theories of collective memory by attending to the everyday practices and meaning-making involved in creating and sustaining sites of heritage. While research across disciplines linked to memory studies has increased in recent years, with a notable...
Family, Place and the Intergenerational Transmission of Union Membership
This article examines the importance of family, gender and place to the intergenerational transmission of trade union membership. Using data from the British Household Panel Survey, we show that union membership among parents influences the union joining behaviour of young...
Trade Union Responses to the Changing World of Work
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The experiences of participants in ESF funded training programmes
Article in the Welsh Economic Review journal.
Devolution, Recession and the Alleviation of Inequality in Wales
Chapter in the book Inequalities in the UK: New Discourses, Evolutions and Actions, edited by David Fee and Anémone Kober-Smith.
The North Wales Economy: Scoping ‘Snapshot’ Study
This report is the result of a National Assembly for Wales Academic Fellowship Scheme funded by Bangor University /Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Impact Acceleration Account (IAA).