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Relationships between grandparents and teenage grandchildren
Little research is available on the range of help and support grandparents and older grandchildren provide to each other or of the importance and quality of this relationship. Through individual and group interviews, ...
Life in low income families in Scotland: research report
(Scottish Government, 2003-09)
Living on a low income is a problem that the Scottish Executive and UK Parliament want to tackle. Previous work has focused on measuring the number of people living on a low income. This research was commissioned to ...
Solo-Living in Scotland: Trends and issues
This first Research Briefing focuses on solo-living - that is the increasing trend towards one person households, and the personal and social implications of this trend for those at different stages of the lifecourse.
Understanding Children's Lives: How children and parents experience and understand social and health inequalities
Children's differing social circumstances and experiences are part of the pathways implicated in health and illness in adulthood. However, children's own perspectives tend to be absent from adult-defined data about health ...
Growing Up in Scotland: first research report on Sweep 1
(Scottish Government, 2007-01)
The Growing Up in Scotland study ( GUS) is an important and ambitious new longitudinal research project aimed at tracking the lives of a cohort of Scottish children from the early years, through childhood and beyond. Funded ...
Growing Up in Scotland: Year 2 - Results from the second year of a study following the lives of Scotland's children
(Scottish Government, 2008-02-18)
The Growing Up in Scotland study (GUS) is an important longitudinal research project aimed at tracking the lives of a cohort of Scottish children from the early years, through childhood and beyond. Its principal aim is ...
Growing Up in Scotland: A Study Following the Lives of Scotland's Children
(Scottish Government, 2007-01-19)
The first research report on Sweep 1 findings of the Growing Up in Scotland study
Growing Up In Scotland Study: GUS Exploring The Experience and Outcomes For Advantaged and Disadvantaged Families
(Scottish Government, 2008-03-12)
This report draws on data from the first sweep of the Growing Up in Scotland ( GUS) study. The Sweep 1 Report highlighted the persistence of inequalities between advantaged and disadvantaged families which impact on parents ...
Twenty + Futures
In a period of heightened awareness of global threats to orderly and predictable futures for people and planet – recession, climate change, peak oil, loss of biodiversity, terrorism – does this uncertainty impact on how ...
Neuroscience, Policy and Family Life
Background: Research on the brain is increasingly drawn upon in policy-making and family services, with consequences for parenting advice and parenting practices. Especially in the early years of children's lives, infant ...