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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 ...
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 ...
Public Policy Seminar
(ERSC/Scottish Government, 2006-05)
Recent policy response to family breakdown has been to emphasise the importance of maintained contact between children and absent parents. Since 1995, with the Children (Scotland) Act, parents have had a responsibility to ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.
Maximising children's interests after parental separation: the australian experience
This briefing gives an overview of policy developments in Australia aimed at maximising the interests of children when their parents separate. It touches on issues common to a number of countries, in particular attempts ...
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.
Living on your own: Social integration, quality of life and aspirations for the future
The General Registrar Office for Scotland predicts an increase in the proportion of one-person households from 35% of all households in 2006 to 44% in 2031. This trend is common across many societies and has implications ...