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|Title:||Social Participation and Identity, 2007-2010|
|Alternative title:||Combining Quantitative Longitudinal Data with a Qualitative Investigation of a Sub-Sample of NCDS|
|Series:||National Child Development Study [National Child Development Study, 1958-]|
|Depositor:||University of London. Institute of Education. Centre for Longitudinal Studies|
Elliott,J., University of London. Institute of Education. Centre for Longitudinal Studies
Savage, M., University of Manchester. ESRC Centre for Research on Socio-Cultural Change
Parsons, S., University of London. Institute of Education. Centre for Longitudinal Studies
Miles, A., University of Manchester. ESRC Centre for Research on Socio-Cultural Change
Economic and Social Research Council
Welsh Assembly Government
|Grant number:||ESRC RES-503-25-0001|
Additional funding to conduct the 50 Welsh interviews came from the Welsh Assembly, via WISERD.
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Abstract copyright UK Data Service and data collection copyright owner.The National Child Development Study (NCDS) originated in the Perinatal Mortality Survey (see SN 5565), which examined social and obstetric factors associated with still birth and infant mortality among over 17,000 babies born in Britain in one week in March 1958. Surviving members of this birth cohort have been surveyed on eight further occasions in order to monitor their changing health, education, social and economic circumstances - in 1965 at age 7, 1969 at age 11, 1974 at age 16 (the first three sweeps are also held under SN 5565), 1981 (age 23 - SN 5566), 1991 (age 33 - SN 5567), 1999/2000 (age 41/2 - SN 5578), 2004-2005 (age 46/47 - SN 5579), 2008-2009 (age 50 - SN 6137) and 2013 (age 55 - SN 7669).
There have also been surveys of sub-samples of the cohort, the most recent occurring in 1995 (age 37), when a 10% representative sub-sample was assessed for difficulties with basic skills (SN 4992). Finally, during 2002-2004, 9,340 NCDS cohort members participated in a bio-medical survey, carried out by qualified nurses (SN 5594, available under more restrictive Special Licence access conditions; see catalogue record for details). The bio-medical survey did not cover any of the topics included in the 2004/2005 survey. Further NCDS data separate to the main surveys include a response and deaths dataset, parent migration studies, employment, activity and partnership histories, behavioural studies and essays - see the NCDS series page for details.
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|The Social Participation and Identity project combined quantitative longitudinal data with a qualitative investigation of a sub-sample of the NCDS cohort when they were aged 50, presented here as a mixed-methods data collection containing both qualitative and quantitative data. This was the first attempt to interview members of a national, longitudinal cohort study in depth, with the possibility of linking such biographical narratives to structured survey data collected throughout the life course. Interviews were conducted with a sub-sample of 220 NCDS cohort members resident in Great Britain (England, Scotland and Wales). The interviews were organised into six main sections focussing on: 1) Neighbourhood and belonging; 2) Leisure activities and social participation; 3) Personal communities; 4) Life histories; 5) Identity; 6) Reflections on being part of the NCDS.
Neighbourhood and belonging; Social participation and Leisure activities; Friendships; Life stories and trajectories; Identities (nationality, gender, personality); Experience of NCDS (childhood memories, impact of study on life and development).
|Time period:||2007 - 2010|
|Dates of fieldwork:||2007 - 2010|
|Country:||England | Scotland | Wales|
North East England
North West England
South East England
South West England
|Kind of data:||
Individual (micro) level
Semi-structured interview transcripts
Observation field notes
A sub-sample of members of the 1958 NCDS Cohort Study resident in Wales, England and Scotland in 2009-2010
Multi-stage stratified random sample
|Number of units:||220|
|Method of data collection:||
|CAREER DEVELOPMENT||COLLEAGUE RELATIONSHIPS||COMMUNITIES|
|COMMUNITY PARTICIPATION||CULTURAL IDENTITY||DOMESTIC RESPONSIBILITIES|
|FUTURE||GENDER ROLE||GENERATION GAP|
|GENERATIONS (AGE)||IDENTITY||LEISURE TIME|
|LIFE HISTORIES||NATIONAL IDENTITY||PERSONAL IDENTITY|
|REGIONAL IDENTITY||SCOTLAND||SEXUAL IDENTITY|
|SOCIAL CLASS||SOCIAL IDENTITY||SOCIAL LIFE|
|SOCIAL PARTICIPATION||SOCIAL SUPPORT||VOLUNTARY WORK|
|Date of release:|
|First edition:||01 November 2011|
|Latest edition:||26 July 2013 (3rd Edition)|
|Copyright:||Copyright Centre for Longitudinal Studies|
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|CLS Confidentiality and Data Security Review||cls_confidentiality_and_data_security_review.pdf||49|
|Social Participation NCDS2 Age 11 Essays Guide||social_participation_age11_essays.pdf||540|
|Study information and citation||UKDA_Study_6691_Information.htm||6|
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