'...the annual survey of British social attitudes - a document arguably more significant than the urban and rural white papers rolled together...' New Start '...fascinating snapshot.' The Guardian '...a highly-respected annual study.' Daily Mail '...an indispensable tool not just for governments, but also for modern citizens to understand their fellows, and themselves better.' The Times Higher Education Supplement The British Social Attitudes survey series is carried out by Britain's largest independent social research institute, the National Centre for Social Research. It provides an indispensable guide to current political and social issues in contemporary Britain. This, the 22nd report, describes the results of the most recent nation-wide survey, including analysis of the following areas: - Work-life balance - The NHS - Education - Pensions - Europe The most comprehensive review of changing British social values available, the British Social Attitudes survey report is an essential reading for anyone seeking a guide to the topical issues and debates of today or engaged in contemporary social and political research.
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Author Biography - Alison Park
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.