British Social Attitudes: The 25th Report
The 25th Report
'The Rolls Royce of opinion surveys' - The Times
'... an important barometer of opinion...' - The Telegraph
'...invaluable surveys of the national mood...' - Guardian
'...examines who we think we are, what we think, and how self-perceptions have changed over the past 25 years' - Financial Times
'...shows what the British people really think, as opposed to what journalists and politicians like to pretend they think' - John Pilger
The annual British Social Attitudes survey is carried out by Britain's largest independent social research organisation, the National Centre for Social Research. It provides an indispensable guide to political and social issues in contemporary Britain.
This 25th Report summarises and interprets data from the most recent nationwide survey, as well as drawing invaluable comparisons with the findings of previous years to provide a richer picture and deeper understanding of changing British social values.
The British Social Attitudes survey report is essential reading for anyone seeking a guide to the topical issues and debates of today or engaged in contemporary social and political research.
Read two free sample chapters!
This year's contents are below, and you can read free online samples of chapter one, and chapter seven, now.
Is there an English backlash? Reactions to devolution - John Curtice
The NHS: satisfied now? - John Appleby and Miranda Phillips
Do people want choice and diversity of provision in public services? - John Curtice and Oliver Heath
Has welfare made us lazy? Employment commitment in different welfare states - Ingrid Esser
Exploring parents' views - Geoff Dench
Pay more, fly less? Changing attitudes to air travel - Sarah Butt and Andrew Shaw
Therapy culture? Attitudes towards emotional support in Britain - Simon Anderson, Julie Brownlie and Lisa Given
Britain at play: should we 'do' more and view less? - Rossy Bailey and Alison Park
Is Britain a respectful society? - Elizabeth Clery and Janet Stockdale
For more information on the National Centre for Social Research visit
Alison joined NatCen in 1991, after completing an M.Phil. in Sociology at Nuffield College, Oxford. Her core areas of research are social, political and moral attitudes and values. As Head of Society and Social Change, Alison manages the team responsible for the British Social Attitudes Survey series. These annual surveys focus on people's attitudes towards a wide range of issues, and the results form the basis of an annual book, published by Sage. Alison is closely involved with the International Social Survey Programme (ISSP), a cross-national study of social attitudes, and is the ESRC-funded UK Co-ordinator for the 2002 to 2012 rounds of the European Social Survey. She makes regular radio and television contributions concerning social trends, and was a member of the 2003 Fabian Society Commission on the Future of the Monarchy. John Curtice is a Research Consultant at the Scottish Centre for Social Research, Deputy Director of CREST, and Professor of Politics at Strathclyde University. Katarina Thomson is a freelance editor and a former Research Director at NatCen Miranda works on a number of different attitudinal surveys, including British Social Attitudes - NatCen's longest-running survey. Miranda particularly enjoys designing questions and meeting NatCen's interviewers to brief them on that year's survey. She is also an editor of the annual report for the survey, and regularly gives interviews to journalists to explain the survey's findings. Miranda's particular interests include attitudes towards relationships and the family; and attitudes about the welfare system. Elizabeth Clery is Senior Researcher at NatCen and Co-Director of the British Social Attitudes survey series
|Herausgeber||Alison Park, John Curtice, Katarina Thomson|
|Verlag||Paperbackshop Uk Import|
|Maße (L/B/H)||24.4/17/2 cm|
|Reihe||British Social Attitudes Surve|