A Gender Audit of Statistics: Comparing the Position of Women and Men in Scotland

DescriptionThis research provides a review of statistics on gender differences and inequalities in Scotland across a range of key areas of social and economic life.
ISBN9780755965113
Official Print Publication DateMarch 2007
Website Publication DateMarch 28, 2007

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Esther Breitenbach and Fran Wasoff
University of Edinburgh

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CONTENTS

Acknowledgements
Abbreviations
Executive Summary
Introduction
Chapter One Population, Households and Families
Chapter Two Participation in Political and Public Life
Chapter Three Education and Training
Chapter Four Labour Market
Chapter Five Income and Wealth
Chapter Six Care and Caring
Chapter Seven Health
Chapter Eight Crime and Justice
Chapter Nine Housing
Chapter Ten Transport
Conclusion
Index of Tables
Appendix I Key Data Sources
Appendix II Methodological issues concerning analysis of multiple discrimination, and key inequalities experienced by selected groups
Appendix III Glossary of Technical Terms and Definitions

The views expressed in this report are those of the researcher and
do not necessarily represent those of the Department or Scottish Ministers.

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