Treanor MC (2017) Can we put the poverty of aspirations myth to bed now?. Kelly L (Editor) Centre for Research on Families and Relationships. CRFR Research briefing, 91. Centre for Research on Families and Relationships. http://hdl.handle.net/1842/25787
This briefing paper uses responses from parents and children in the birth cohort study Growing Up in Scotland1 to dispel the myth of the ‘poverty of aspiration’ widely used in education and policy circles in Scotland and beyond.