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Towards a plan of action on alcohol misuse: summary of evidence

Author:
HENDERSON Sheila
Publisher:
Scotland. Scottish Executive Central Research
Publication year:
2002
Pagination:
4p.
Place of publication:
Edinburgh

Tackling alcohol misuse has been identified as a priority in Scotland, and the Scottish Executive made a committment to develop a Plan of Action by the end of 2001. In order to ensure that the plan is based on the best available knowledge and expertise, the Executive gathered evidence from a range of sources, and this summary brings all this together, drawing out its implications for the content of the Plan.

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Towards a plan for action on alcohol misuse: responses to the written consultation

Author:
HENDERSON Sheila
Publisher:
Scotland. Scottish Executive Central Research
Publication year:
2002
Pagination:
6p.
Place of publication:
Edinburgh

Tackling alcohol misuse has been identified as a priority in Scotland, and the Scottish Executive made a committment to develop a Plan for Action to guide this work by the end of 2001. In order to ensure that the Plan was based on the best available knowledge and expertise, the Executive gathered evidence from a range of sources. This included issuing a written consultation paper which was circulated to organisations in all the relevant sectors in Scotland, to which 163 responses were received. This report summarises the content of the responses.

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The use of civil legal remedies for neighbour nuisance in Scotland

Authors:
ATKINSON Rowland, MULLEN Tom, SCOTT Suzie
Publisher:
Scotland. Scottish Executive Central Research
Publication year:
2000
Place of publication:
Edinburgh
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Transport provision for disabled people in Scotland

Author:
SCOTTISH EXECUTIVE CENTRAL RESEARCH UNIT
Publisher:
Scotland. Scottish Executive Central Research
Publication year:
2000
Place of publication:
Edinburgh
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Understanding offending among young people

Authors:
JAMIESON Janet, McIVOR Gill, MURRAY Cathy
Publisher:
Scotland. Scottish Executive Central Research
Publication year:
2000
Place of publication:
Edinburgh
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The use of civil legal remedies for neighbour nuisance in Scotland

Authors:
ATKINSON Rowland, MULLEN Tom, SCOTT Suzie
Publisher:
Scotland. Scottish Executive Central Research
Publication year:
2000
Pagination:
249p.
Place of publication:
Edinburgh
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Recruitment and retention issues in better neighbourhood services fund programmes

Authors:
SHIEL Liz, CLARK Ian
Publisher:
Scotland. Scottish Executive Central Research Unit
Publication year:
2004
Pagination:
49p.
Place of publication:
Edinburgh
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Domestic abuse against men in Scotland

Authors:
GADD David, et al
Publisher:
Scotland. Scottish Executive. Central Research Unit
Publication year:
2002
Pagination:
86p.
Place of publication:
Edinburgh

The main aims of this report are to: estimate the prevalence of domestic abuse perpetrated against men in Scotland; gauge the nature, frequency, and seriousness of this abuse; document and examine the perspectives of those men who had been abused, and; assess the adequacy of levels of service provision for men who have experienced domestic abuse in Scotland. The report proceeds to provide: an analysis of the contrasting pictures of domestic abuse evident in the statistical data derived from Scottish Police records for 1999 and 2000 and the findings of the Scottish Crime Survey 2000; an outline of the characteristics of male victims in relation to both male non-victims and female victims of domestic abuse; in-depth accounts of the abuse experienced by a sample of the men identified as victims of ‘domestic violence’ in the Scottish Crime Survey 2000; and a summary of the arguments for and against specialist service provision for abused men in Scotland.

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Child poverty in social inclusion partnerships

Authors:
KEMP Peter, DEAN Jo, MACKAY Daniel
Publisher:
Scotland. Scottish Executive. Central Research Unit
Publication year:
2002
Pagination:
73p.
Place of publication:
Edinburgh

A range of measures have been introduced at both local and national level in order to tackle child poverty. In Scotland, many of these initiatives are located in and funded through the Social Inclusion Partnerships (SIPs) set up by the Scottish Executive. SIPs are multiagency partnership bodies made up of representatives from the statutory sector the voluntary sector, community representatives, and the private sector. Their task is to co-ordinate activities to promote social inclusion, prevent social exclusion, and fund local projects that fit local priorities.

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Routes out of homelessness

Authors:
ROSENGARD Ann, et al
Publisher:
Scotland. Scottish Executive Central Research Unit
Publication year:
2002
Pagination:
130p.tables.
Place of publication:
Edinburgh

Although a considerable body of research has reviewed the reasons for homelessness and people's experiences of homelessness, there has been a lesser focus on how people resolve homelessness and on ‘what works’ in promoting successful settlement. This study set out to explore the typical ‘routes’ or pathways followed to resolve homelessness and to resettle, drawing on the available evidence to make recommendations for policy and practice.

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