Tania Fisher
British Medical Association
Publications 5
#1Glen Bramley (Heriot-Watt University)H-Index: 26
#2Tony Champion (University of Newcastle)H-Index: 16
Last.Tania Fisher (British Medical Association)H-Index: 4
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Bramley G., Champion T. and Fisher T. (2006) Exploring the household impacts of migration in Britain using panel survey data, Regional Studies 40, 907–926. This paper explores the relationship between migration and household formation drawing on British panel data. The starting point is a hypothesis that migration might be associated with higher rates of separate household formation. The paper asks whether this is the case, how this comes about, and why. Using data from the British Household Pan...
#1Tania Fisher (British Medical Association)H-Index: 4
#1Hazel Christie (Heriot-Watt University)H-Index: 16
#2Moira Munro (Heriot-Watt University)H-Index: 23
Last.Tania Fisher (Northumbria University)H-Index: 4
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This article explores some of the issues surrounding student retention at two contrasting universities in Scotland. It is based on a relatively small‐scale quantitative survey of students who withdrew or continued, in order that direct comparisons may be made between the two groups. This comparison allows analysis of the constraints and opportunities that face all young people during their time in higher education, and the circumstances under which students decide to withdraw. This shows widespr...
#1Tony Champion (University of Newcastle)H-Index: 16
#2Tania Fisher (Northumbria University)H-Index: 4
Abstract Little is known about the social composition of migration affecting British cities, despite the currently high political salience of this issue. This is principally because of the very limited availability of reliable city‐scale data on such migrant characteristics as occupation and income. This paper uses the Regional Migration Tables from the 1991 Census to document the migration of labour force members to and from Britain's larger conurbations, distinguishing six main Social Groups d...