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Conclusion

James Mitchell, Lynn Bennie, and Rob Johns

in The Scottish National Party: Transition to Power

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199580002
eISBN:
9780191731099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580002.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The conclusion draws the book together by offering an overview of the findings: the SNP has become a more professional party, focused on winning elections; it is pragmatic in its strategy but ... More


Identity and Identifying

Asifa Hussain and William Miller

in Multicultural Nationalism: Islamophobia, Anglophobia, and Devolution

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780199280711
eISBN:
9780191604102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199280711.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Identities or self-images are multiple, nested, hyphenated, flexible, and instrumental. Culture and identity provide both bridges and walls between Scots and minorities, but what is a bridge for one ... More


Revolution or Evolution? The 2007 Scottish Elections

John Curtice and David McCrone

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748638994
eISBN:
9780748652891
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638994.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The Scottish parliamentary and local elections of 2007 were significant for two key reasons: the SNP was brought to power for the first time in its history, posing a fundamental challenge to the ... More


From Blackmail to Governing Potential

James Mitchell, Lynn Bennie, and Rob Johns

in The Scottish National Party: Transition to Power

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199580002
eISBN:
9780191731099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580002.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter provides an historic overview of the party, outlining its role as an amateur-activist party prior to devolution, organizationally dependent on its membership with few full-time staff and ... More


Membership Motivations

James Mitchell, Lynn Bennie, and Rob Johns

in The Scottish National Party: Transition to Power

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199580002
eISBN:
9780191731099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580002.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The results of an open-ended question on why members joined the party are analysed. Independence is the main reason for joining for over half the membership though a significant part of the ... More


SNPs, HapMap, and common disease

Julian C. Knight

in Human Genetic Diversity: Functional Consequences for Health and Disease

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199227693
eISBN:
9780191711015
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199227693.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics, Disease Ecology / Epidemiology

The extent of single nucleotide polymorphism is reviewed, together with insights gained into the nature of allelic architecture in terms of haplotypes, linkage disequilibrium and recombination. The ... More


A View from Holyrood

Neil Blain and David Hutchison

in The Media in Scotland

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748627998
eISBN:
9780748671205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627998.003.0017
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

The chapter begins with a consideration of The Sun's stance toward the Scottish National Party in 2007, noting its virulence even by comparison with anti-SNP coverage in the Daily Record. There ... More


Scotland and the Union 1707-2007

Tom Devine (ed.)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748635412
eISBN:
9780748672202
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635412.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book provides a comprehensive examination of the past, present and future prospects of the Anglo-Scottish Union. Its contributors do not shy away from the controversies surrounding the Union. ... More


Afterword: Reimagining Scotland in a New Political Landscape

Neil Blain

in Scotland's Referendum and the Media: National and International Perspectives

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748696581
eISBN:
9781474418829
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748696581.003.0020
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter has two main purposes. The first is to examine some continuities in media coverage of the Scottish constitutional debate from 2012 until the new parliament sat at Westminster in May ... More


The Modern SNP: From Protest to Power

Gerry Hassan (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748639908
eISBN:
9780748672080
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639908.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The Scottish National Party (SNP) has played a significant role in the politics of Scotland in the last forty years. In particular, it has contributed to and shaped the impact and dynamics of ... More


The Scottish Labour Party: History, Institutions and Ideas

Gerry Hassan (ed.)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748617845
eISBN:
9780748672097
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748617845.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Scottish Labour has been the dominant political party in Scotland for over 40 years. This book considers the contemporary party, analysing it in the context of Scottish politics, Scotland, and the ... More


Women's Political Representation and the SNP: Gendered Paradoxes and Puzzles

Fiona Mackay and Meryl Kenny

in The Modern SNP: From Protest to Power

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748639908
eISBN:
9780748672080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639908.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter presents a preliminary account of women in the Scottish National Party (SNP) — an under-researched group in an under-researched party. It concentrates on candidate trends and electoral ... More


Who are the SNP Members?

James Mitchell, Robert Johns, and Lynn Bennie

in The Modern SNP: From Protest to Power

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748639908
eISBN:
9780748672080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639908.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter provides a socio-demographic overview of Scottish National Party (SNP) members. It investigates some of the key attitudes and identities of the party's members. It then evaluates the ... More


The Politics of Contemporary Scottish Nationalism

Murrey Stewart Leith and Daniel P. J. Soule

in Political Discourse and National Identity in Scotland

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748637362
eISBN:
9780748652914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748637362.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter considers political expressions of nationalism, examining events from the 1970s in more detail and drawing attention to the wider socio-political context of the politics of nationalism ... More


A Watershed Election?

John Curtice, Nicola McEwen, Michael Marsh, and Rachel Ormston

in Revolution or Evolution? The 2007 Scottish Elections

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748638994
eISBN:
9780748652891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638994.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Two battles were being fought when Scotland went to the polls on 1 May 2007. The first contest was for the 129 seats in the devolved Scottish Parliament. The second tussle was for 1,222 seats on all ... More


Governing Scotland: The People's Preferences?

John Curtice, Nicola McEwen, Michael Marsh, and Rachel Ormston

in Revolution or Evolution? The 2007 Scottish Elections

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748638994
eISBN:
9780748652891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638994.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter looks directly at trends in attitudes towards how Scotland should be governed. Did the SNP's success in the 2007 election really signify a growing demand for independence? And even if ... More


Lost Labour Votes? Records, Personalities and Issues

John Curtice, Nicola McEwen, Michael Marsh, and Rachel Ormston

in Revolution or Evolution? The 2007 Scottish Elections

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748638994
eISBN:
9780748652891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638994.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Even if it were the case that people in Scotland want more autonomy and that support for independence has increased, it does not necessarily follow that this is why the SNP achieved its breakthrough ... More


How the SNP Won

John Curtice, Nicola McEwen, Michael Marsh, and Rachel Ormston

in Revolution or Evolution? The 2007 Scottish Elections

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748638994
eISBN:
9780748652891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638994.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter focuses specifically on how one can best account for the success of the SNP in 2007. First, it considers how those who voted for the SNP in 2007 had behaved in the previous Scottish ... More


Scottish party responses to Europe and devolution

Eve Hepburn

in Using Europe: Territorial Party Strategies in a Multi-level System

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719081385
eISBN:
9781781703236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719081385.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter begins with an overview of the main political traditions in Scotland, examining how party autonomy goals have been shaped by different ideological discourses. Then, it examines how ... More


Set-Based Gene × Environment Interaction Tests for Complex Diseases with Application to Genome-Wide Association and Sequencing Studies

Shuo Jiao

in Statistical Approaches to Gene X Environment Interactions for Complex Phenotypes

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262034685
eISBN:
9780262335522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034685.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies

This chapter presents set-based approaches that focus on identifying G X E interactions rather than set-based approaches that are based primarily on detecting G main effects (e.g., via marginal ... More


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