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An Examination of the Evidence on Sectarianism in Scotland: 2015 Update

Description
ISBN9781785444135
Official Print Publication Date
Website Publication DateMay 29, 2015

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ISBN 978 1 78544 413 5 (web only publication)
ISSN 2045 6964
PPDAS 50784

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Contents

Executive Summary
Religion in Scotland
Perceptions of sectarianism
Experiences of sectarianism
Indicators of structural disadvantage

Introduction

Section 1: Religion In Scotland And Perceptions Of The Extent Of Sectarianism
Summary
Introduction
Religion in Scotland
Perceptions of sectarianism
Perceptions of the nature of sectarian discrimination and prejudice
Perceptions of who is best placed to tackle sectarian attitudes
Public attitudes towards difference
Community perceptions of sectarianism - qualitative research findings

Section 2: Experiences Of Sectarianism
Summary
Introduction
Differences among religious groups
Worry about victimisation
Self-reported exclusionary behaviour
Crime and criminal victimisation

Section 3: Examination Of Indicators Of Structural Disadvantage
Summary
Introduction
Religion and key demographic factors
Age
Ethnic identity and length of residence in Scotland
Gender composition
Marital Status
Dependent Children
Lone Parents
Comparison of key variables by religion
Area Deprivation
Housing Tenure
Educational Attainment
Employment Rates
Occupational Class
Income
Health
Criminal Victimisation
Imprisonment

Understanding Difference: The Relative Impact Of Religion Compared With Other Key Variables In Relation To Economic Outcomes

Further tables

List of tables and figures

References