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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: geographical influences
Scotland experiences relatively low fertility rates compared to the other countries in the UK. The rates also vary significantly within Scotland, with the highest fertility in 2003 being recorded in the Shetland Islands ...
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 ...
It's my body: calls to ChildLine Scotland about sexual health and wellbeing
The last decade has seen increasing efforts by central and local government to target sexual health services and initiatives at young people in order to improve their sexual health. However, for Scotland’s Sexual Health ...
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 ...
This briefing reports on the key findings from an ESRC funded study conducted in collaboration with ChildLine Scotland which utilised ChildLine’s unique caller information database to examine children’s concerns about ...
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 ...
Gender Care and Transitions, in association with the Scottish Poverty Information Unit
This briefing is the interim report of CRFR's first Fellowship and considers how women with dependent children move into training or employment and the role of both formal and informal care in supporting them.
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 ...