Professor of Sociology

Stirling University

 
Selected Publications

This page is largely to corral some of my more recent publications and to provide pre-publication access to work.

Interested viewers should follow the web links to journals (i.e. titles) and gain the appropriate copywrite approved access.

 

Murray, S. and Gayle, V. (2012) 'Youth Transitions', Survey Question Bank: Topic Overview 8.

http://www.surveynet.ac.uk/sqb/topics/youth/sqb_youthtransitions_murray_gayle.pdf

 

Nowok, B., van Ham, M., Findlay, A. and Gayle, V. (2011) 'Does Migration Make You Happy? A longitudinal Study of Internal Migration and Subjective Well-Being', IZA Discussion Paper.

 

Feijten, P., Boyle, P., Graham, E. and Gayle, V. (2011) 'Differences in mental health between adults in stepfamilies and 'first families' ',  ESRC Centre for Populations Change Working Paper, No.10.

 

Lowe, J and Gayle, V. (2010) Moving towards a new definition of professionalism for college leaders,

Social Surveys and Social Statistics Research Group Working Paper v.1 Spring Semester.

 

Lowe, J and Gayle, V. (2010) 'Towards a new definition of professionalism for college leaders: a Scottish perspective', Management in Education, 24(4):159-165.

McClung, M. and Gayle, V. (2010) ‘Exploring the care effects of multiple factors on the educational achievement of children looked after at home and away from home:

an investigation of two Scottish local authorities’,  Child and Family Social Work, DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2206.2010.00688.x

 

Boyle, P., Feng, Z. and Gayle, V. (2009) 'A New Look at Family Migration and Women's Employment Status', Journal of Marriage and Family, 71: 417-431.

 

K. L. L Tan1, P. S. Lambert, K. J. Turner, J. Blum,V. Gayle, S. B. Jones, R. O. Sinnott, G. Warner (2009) Enabling Quantitative Data Analysis through e-Infrastructures
Social Science Computing Review, 27(4).

Boyle, P.J. Cooke T.J., Gayle, V. and Mulder, C.H. (2009) 'The effect of family migration on union dissolution in Britain',  in Stalford, H., Currie, S. andVelluti, S.(eds) Gender and Migration in 21st Century Europe, Ashgate, Aldershot Chapter 1.1

Boyle, P. Feijten, P., Feng, Z., Gayle, V. and Graham, E. ‘Stepparenting and Mental Health’, in Stillwell. J. Understanding Populations. Trends and Processes Volume I.

 

Gayle, V., Lambert, P. and Murray, S. (2009) ‘School-to-Work in the 1990s: Modelling Transitions with large-scale datasets, in Brooks, R Transitions from Education to Work: New Perspectives from Europe and Beyond, Palgrave Macmillan.

 

 

Boyle, P., Kulu, H., Cooke, T., Gayle, V. and Mulder, C. (2008) ‘The Effects of Moving on Union Dissolution’, Demography, 45, pp 209- 22.

 

Gayle, V., Playford, C. and Lambert, P. (2008) 'Scottish Social Survey Data, Past, Present and Future – Does Scotland Need its Own Data Strategy?' Radical Statistics, 97, 82-97.

Gayle, V., Boyle, P., Flowerdew, R. and Cullis, A. (2008) Family migration and social stratification, International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy, 28, 293-303.

Lambert, P., Tan, L., Prandy, K., Gayle, V. and Bergman, M. (2008) The importance of specificity in occupation-based social classifications, International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy, 28, 179-192.

 

Turner, S., Alborz, A. and Gayle, V. (2008) ‘Predictors of depressive symptoms among young people with Down's syndrome’, Journal of Intellectual Disability Research,

 

Gayle, V. and Lambert, P. (2007) “Using Quasi-variance to Communicate Sociological Results from Statistical Models”, Sociology, 41, pp.1191-1207.

Lowe, J. and Gayle, V. (2007)‘Exploring the work/life/study balance: the experience of higher education students in a Scottish Further Education College’, Journal of Further and Higher Education, 31, pp.225-238.

Lambert, P., Gayle, V., Tan, L., Turner, K. Sinnott, R. and Prandy, K. (2007) ‘Data Curation Standards and Social Science Occupational Information Resources’, International Journal of Digital Curation.

Turner, K., Lambert, P.,  Tan, K.L., Gayle, V., Sinnott, R., Prandy, K. Bihagen, E. and van Leeuwen, M. (2007) ‘Grid Computing for Social Science’, in Putnik, G. and Cunha, M. Encyclopaedia of Networked and Virtual Organizations, Portugal, Idea Group Inc.

 

Martin, J., Bynner, J., Kalton, G., Boyle, P., Gayle, V., Parsons, S. and Piesse, A. (2005) Strategic review of panel and cohort studies, Economic and Social Research Council.

Boyle, P., Kulu, H., Cooke, T., Gayle, V. and Mulder, C.  (2006) ‘The Effects of Moving on Union Dissolution’, Max Plank Institute Germany (MPIDR working paper WP 2006-002).

Gayle, V. and Lambert, P. (2006) “Using Quasi-variance to Communicate Sociological Results from Statistical Models.”, Working Paper 3 – Longitudinal Data Analysis for Social Science Researchers, http://www.longitudinal.stir.ac.uk/wp/lda_2006_3.pdf

[A more indepth version of the paper published in Sociology].

Gayle, V. (2005) ‘Youth transitions’, in Ermisch, J. and Wright, R.E. Changing Scotland - Evidence for the British Household Panel Survey, Bristol, Policy Press, pp.33-46.

Gayle, V., Jack, G. and Wright, R.E. (2005) ‘Trends in absolute poverty’ in Ermisch, J. and Wright, R.E. Changing Scotland - Evidence for the British Household Panel Survey, Bristol, Policy Press, pp.113-122.

 

Bourque, N., Gayle, V. and Wright, R.E. (2005) ‘Decline of religion’, in Ermisch, J. and Wright, R.E. Changing Scotland - Evidence for the British Household Panel Survey, Bristol, Policy Press, pp.261-275.

Gayle, V., Berridge, D. and Davies, R.B. (2003) Econometric Analysis of the Demand for Higher Educations, RR472, Department for Education and Skills Research Series.

 

Gayle, V. Berridge, D. and Davies, R.B. (2002) ‘Young People's Entry To Higher Education: Quantifying Influential Factors’, Oxford Review of Education, 28, 1, pp.5-20.

Gayle, V. Berridge, D. and Davies, R.B. (2000) ‘Young People’s Routes To Higher Education: Exploring Social Processes With Longitudinal Data’, Higher Education Review, 33, 1, pp.47-64.

Gayle, V. (1998) ‘Structural And Cultural Approaches To Youth: Structuration Theory And Bridging The Gap’, Youth & Policy, 61, pp.59-72.

 

Gayle, V. (1997) ‘Developing Internet Based Teaching and Learning Resources for Social Sciences: A CSCW approach’, IASSIST Quarterly Journal, 21, pp.15-21.

Gayle, V. (1996) ‘Modelling Tabular Data with an Ordered Outcome’, Sociological Research Online, 1, 3, http://www.socresonline.org.uk/socresonline/1/3/4.html

(if access is required try http://www.socresonline.org.uk/home.html).

 

 

(Forthcoming) Pre-Publicaton

 

 


 

 

 

Under Submission

Lowe, J. and Gayle, V. (submitted) 'Towards a new definition of professionalism for college leaders', Management Education.

 

Lowe,  J., Gayle V. and Gallacher, J. (2011) ‘The Scottish Perspective: Continuity and Change Post-Devolution’, in Hodgson, A. and Spours, K. The future for post-compulsory education and training in England, Scotland and Wales: new directions in research, policy and practice.

 

 

Other Materials

UK Qualifications Framework

Murray, S., Gayle, V. and Connelly, R. (2012) Exploring Educational Attainment between the Elite and the NEET: A contemporary analysis of British Household Panel Data, Social Survey and Social Statistics Research Group Working Paper.

 

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