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Growing Up in Scotland: patterns of maternal employment and barriers to paid work

Published: 1 Nov 2017
Part of:
Children and families, Education, Research, Work and skills
ISBN:
9781788513692

This report uses data from the Growing Up in Scotland study to investigate the employment patterns of mothers during the first 5 years of their child's life.

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Contents
Growing Up in Scotland: patterns of maternal employment and barriers to paid work
7 References

85 page PDF

911.8kB

7 References

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