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Attitudes and knowledge about family obligations in Scotland: after separation and death
(Scottish Government, 2007-04)
Major changes in family structure and family life in Scotland have also changed how people think about marriage and cohabitation, the roles of men and women in family life, parenthood and the relationship between family ...
Fertility variations in Scotland: actual, expected and ideal fertility
Scotland is one of many developed countries whose fertility is below the level required to replace their populations. Its fertility rate (1.62 in 20051) is slightly above the average for the EU but below that of other ...
A Baseline Study of Outcome Indicators for Early Years Policies in Scotland
(Scottish Government, 2004-06)
The indicator study involved analysis of data on a range of ‘indicators’ identified in a previous feasibility study as relevant to the early years’ policy objectives. A number of indicators related to health and pre-school ...
A Gender Audit of Statistics: Comparing the Position of Women and men in Scotland
(Scottish Goverment, 2007-03)
Independent research was commissioned by the Scottish Executive to provide a review of statistics on gender differences and inequalities in Scotland across a range of key areas of social and economic life: demographic ...
Family formation and dissolution: trends and attitudes among the Scottish population
(Scottish Government, 2004-03)
This Research Finding draws together existing Scottish data on trends in family formation and dissolution. This includes data on marriage and divorce from the General Register Office for Scotland (GROS), Scottish censuses ...
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.
Divorce in Scotland
This briefing explored divorce in Scotland, setting it in its historical context, and examining recent trends.
Solo living across the adult lifecourse
This study has created snapshots of solo living in contemporary society and developed an understanding of the social and economic factors involved in transitions in and out of solo living.
Family Policy in Scotland
This briefing looks at the development of family policy in Scotland, considers the interplay between devolved and reserved matters, outlines the Departments of the Scottish Executive responsible for family policy, and ...
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 ...