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Laia is a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Manchester working on an ESRC Future Research Leader project examining ethnic inequalities in child health and development in the UK, the US and New Zealand.
Type of member: Regular
Telephone: +44 (0)161 275 4721
Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Mailing Address: School of Social Sciences, Humanities Bridgeford St Building, University of Manchester, Manchester, M13 9PL
Current research interests
Racism and discrimination; ethnic health inequalities; social determinants of health; neighbourhood effects.
Pathways and mechanisms: Cumulative and additive social risk exposures (e.g. transient v. persistent poverty). Stress and allostatic load. Intergenerational influences. | Methodological issues: Methods for examining change over time including longitudinal effects studies. Multi-level studies - Society, Family & Individual. Root cause analysis to inform policy change.
Bécares, L., Nazroo, J., Jackson, J., & Heuvelman, H. (2012). Ethnic density effects on health and experienced racism among Caribbean people in the US and England: A cross-national comparison. Social Science & Medicine, 75(12), 2107-2115. doi:10.1016/j.socscimed.2012.03.046 http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0277953612003395
Kelly, Y., Becares, L., & Nazroo, J. (2012). Associations between maternal experiences of racism and early child health and development: findings from the UK Millennium Cohort Study. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 67(1), 35-41. doi:10.1136/jech-2011-200814