Report that presents key findings from a study of public attitudes towards discrimination and positive action. Based on data from the Scottish Social Attitudes survey (SSA), the study aimed to:
• Measure the extent and character of discriminatory attitudes in Scotland in 2010
• Assess the extent of support for positive action to try and achieve equality for different groups
• Examine how attitudes have changed over time.
Commissioned report by Equality and Human Rights Commission that aims to identify and review: • Quantitative and qualitative evidence of religious discrimination • Any evidence about whether religious discrimination is increasing or decreasing • Any differences in evidence between England, Wales and Scotland • ‘Islamophobia’ as a frame of reference for discrimination against Muslims • Gaps in the existing research and statistical evidence.