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Staff Biography


[Photo: Lucinda Platt] Professor Lucinda PLATT
Professor of Social Policy and Sociology, Department of Social Policy, LSE, and CASE Associate

Tel: +44 (0)20 7955 6829
Email: l.platt@lse.ac.uk
STICERD ,  LSE

Curriculum Vitae PDF  Personal WebSite WWW
Publications on LSE Research Online book

Research Interests:
  • Ethnicity and immigration
  • Child poverty and well-being
  • Disability
  • Social stratification and inequalities
Current Research Projects: Selected Publications:
  • (with S Chatzitheochari and S Parsons) ‘Doubly disadvantaged? Bullying experiences among disabled children and young people in England’. Sociology, 50(4): 695-713. doi: 10.1177/0038038515574813 (2016)

  • (with C Zuccotti) Does neighbourhood ethnic concentration in early life affect subsequent labour market outcomes? A study across ethnic groups in England and Wales. Population, Space and Place. DOI: 10.1002/psp.2041. (2016)

  • (with G and A Nandi) Life satisfaction, ethnicity and neighbourhoods: Is there an effect of neighbourhood ethnic composition on life satisfaction? Social Science Research. doi:10.1016/j.ssresearch.2016.01.010. (2016)

  • (with R Luthra and J Salamonska) Types of Migration: The Motivations, Composition, and Early Integration Patterns of “New Migrants” in Europe. International Migration Review. DOI: 10.1111/imre.12293.

  • (with J Polavieja), Nurse or mechanic? Explaining sex-typed occupational aspirations amongst children, Social Forces, 93(1): 31-61 (2014)

STICERD/CASE Publications:
  • The changing distribution of individual incomes in the UK before and after the recession
    Eleni Karagiannaki, Lucinda Platt, September 2015
    Paper No' CASE/192: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

  • Mothers, parenting and the impact of separation
    Tina Haux, Lucinda Platt, Rachel Rosenberg, June 2015
    Paper No' CASE/190: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
    Paper copy now out of print.

  • Parenting and post-separation contact: what are the links?
    Tina Haux, Lucinda Platt, Rachel Rosenberg, June 2015
    Paper No' CASE/189: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
    Paper copy now out of print.

  • Assessing the impact of illness, caring and ethnicity on social activity
    Lucinda Platt, March 2006
    Paper No' CASE/108: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)