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Scottish Social Attitudes Survey

Series abstract

The Scottish Social Attitudes (SSA) survey was launched in 1999, following the advent of devolution. Its aims are to facilitate the study of public opinion and inform the development of public policy in Scotland. In this it has similar objectives to the British Social Attitudes (BSA) survey.

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Related studies:

  Welsh Assembly Election Study, 1999 (SN 4180)
  Devolution and Constitutional Change, 2001 (SN 4766)
  National Identity and Constitutional Change in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, 2001 and 2003 (SN 5249)
  Scottish Minorities Survey, 2003-2004 (SN 5344)
  Scottish Election Study, 2007 (SN 6026)
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