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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, ...
Family, friendship and the transition to secondary school: the experiences of black, minority ethnic and white children
(CRFR/Glasgow Centre for the Child and Society, 2003-11)
Around the age of 11, nearly all Scottish children transfer from primary to secondary school. This will involve changes to the size, location, class structure, curriculum, ethos of school as well as markedly altering ...
Feeding families and influences on healthy eating in Scotland: findings from a qualitative study
A series of policy documents in the 1990's highlighted the contribution of dietry factors to morbidity and mortality in Scotland. Primary care was identified as one setting where advice about diet and healthy eating may ...
Cool with Change: young people talking about support
Many children living in Scotland experience significant changes in their family circumstances in the course of their childhood. The most common such change is when parents decide to live apart but a small proportion of ...
Cool with Change: young people and family change
This research briefing reports on interim findings from a study which seeks to understand more about young people's perspectives on what kinds of support are helpful to them.
Children's and young people's concerns about their sexual health and wellbeing
(Scottish Executive, 2006-04)
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. In order that the Sexual Health Strategy ...
After domestic abuse: children's perspectives on contact with fathers
Contact between children and their fathers following parental separation is a sensitive and controversial subject. This is especially so where there has been a history of domestic abuse before parental separation. This ...
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.
Parents teenagers and family life: a qualitative investigation
Divorce is not only a social and legal institution that is the legal dissolution of a legal marriage, but is also a major life transition, with often negative emotional, social and practical consequences for many of the ...
Home and School: promoting the wellbeing of children and young people
This briefing reports findings from a Scottish study of the links between mental health and behaviour in schools.