`Every Year Roger Jowell and his colleagues at the National Centre for Social Research produce a fascinating snapshot of our beliefs. Over time (today's is the 17th in the British Social Attitudes series) the pictures become a movie of contemporary mores' - Guardian
`BSA's topical and well informed reports...have become an indispensable tool not just for governments, but also for modern citizens to understand their fellows, and themselves, better' - Times Higher Education Supplement
`I've always enjoyed reading the British Social Attitudes survey, which shows what the British people really think, as opposed to what journalists and politicians like to pretend they think' - John Pilger
This indispensable annual British Social Attitudes Survey compiles, describes and comments on a range of current social attitudes and charts changes in British social values. The 17th Report summarizes and interprets data from the most recent survey, and makes comparisons with findings from previous years.