Why don’t more women support independence?

Opinion poll after opinion poll finds a ‘gender gap’ in men and women’s support for Scottish independence. But why are women apparently less willing than men to support independence? This paper uses data from the Scottish Social Attitudes survey (SSA) to explore this issue.

Date: 
Monday, April 1, 2013
Authors: 
Ormston, R.
Publication Type: 
Research Briefing

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