social inequalities

Social inequality and infant health in the UK: systematic review and meta-analyses

Article that looks to determine the association between area and individual measures of social disadvantage and infant health in the UK.

Beacons of hope: the historic role of housing associations tackling poverty, disadvantage and inequality

Report that provides a historic backdrop to the work of housing associations over the last eight decades or so in relation to their record of tackling poverty, disadvantage and inequality. The report also explores how housing associations have evolved as social investors.

Finally, it asks whether housing associations have contributed to embedding poverty, disadvantage and inequality in the communities where they work or are transformative localised agencies helping their tenants to enhance their life chances.

Do social inequalities in health widen or converge with age? Longitudinal evidence from three cohorts in the West of Scotland

The aim of this paper is to examine social inequalities in health as people age using longitudinal data from the West of Scotland Twenty-07 Study to investigate the effect of selective mortality, the timing of the SES measure and cohort on the inequality patterns.