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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

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 (forthcoming 2015)

  • (with A Guveli et al), Intergenerational consequences of migration: Socio-economic, family and cultural patterns of stability and change in Turkey and Europe, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan (forthcoming 2015)

  • Minority groups' national, ethnic and religious identity: Investigating generational change,Ethnic and Racial Studies, 37(1): 46-70 (2014)

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

  • (with S Longhi and C Nicoletti) Explained and unexplained wage gaps across the main ethno-religious groups in Great Britain,Oxford Economic Papers, 65(2): 471-493 (2013)

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)