religious discrimination

Scottish social attitudes survey 2010: attitudes to discrimination and positive action

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.

Religious discrimination in Britain: a review of research evidence, 2000-10

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.