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How cult leader Charles Manson was able to manipulate his 'family' to commit murder

How cult leader Charles Manson was able to manipulate his 'family' to commit murder | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
Charles Manson, who has died aged 83, was a cult leader par excellence.
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Co-author Rod Dubrow-Marshall received funding from ESRC for the recent Festival of Social Science  event "Coercive Persuasion in the Era of Fake News".

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A year since UK's first same-sex marriages, there's a long way still to go

A year since UK's first same-sex marriages, there's a long way still to go | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
Marriage is a big step forward for the UK's gay, lesbian and bisexual people – but there's plenty more to be done to improve their lives.
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Mike Thomas, the author of this article, receives funding from the ESRC.

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Collapse of the two-parent family

Collapse of the two-parent family | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
Major study of British childhood shows only half of 11-year-olds have married parents and one in three have already lived through a family break-up
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Article exploring the newly-released findings of the Millennium Cohort Study, which is funded by the ESRC.

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SSSO Socio's curator insight, December 2, 2014 4:07 PM

Some people believe that separation of the mother and father breaking up makes the child unhappy however in this article it stated that ''children themselves are still strikingly happy'' which could show that just because parents do not stay together doesn't necessarily effect the child happiness as they are not in a unfriendly and tension struck environment.

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Families feel benefits of recovery but trade deficit remains 'economic time bomb'

Families feel benefits of recovery but trade deficit remains 'economic time bomb' | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Low inflation to boost real wage growth this year, although BCC flags concerns over widening trade deficit

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Article quotes the ESRC-funded Institute for Fiscal Studies

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UK household incomes near pre-banking crisis levels

UK household incomes near pre-banking crisis levels | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Institute for Fiscal Studies report finds that falls in inflation and unemployment, together with modest wage rises, have raised household spending power

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The article cites report findings from the ESRC-funded Institute for Fiscal Studies.

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Expectant parents wanted for new Cambridge study into children's development

Expectant parents are needed to take part in an unique study of how fathers and mothers contribute to their child's early development. 

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Article cites the ESRC-funded New Fathers and Mothers Study at The University of Cambridge's Centre for Family Research.

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