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The settled will of the Scottish people

James Mitchell

in Devolution in the UK

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719053580
eISBN:
9781781702130
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719053580.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Political systems are rarely completely transformed even after revolutions. Scottish devolution is best understood as an important development in a continuous process of challenges to and defence of ... 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


Between Two Unions: Europeanisation and Scottish Devolution

Paolo Dardanelli

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719070808
eISBN:
9781781701393
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719070808.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This book is an in-depth comparative study of Scottish devolution and an analysis of the impact of the European dimension. With a focus on the periods leading up to the referendums in 1979 and 1997, ... More


Interest groups

Paolo Dardanelli

in Between Two Unions: Europeanisation and Scottish Devolution

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719070808
eISBN:
9781781701393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719070808.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter shows how the interest groups were played differently in the 1980s and beyond than in the 1970s, especially in relation to the European dimension. It reveals that the Church of Scotland ... More


‘Scottish solutions to Scottish problems’? Social welfare in Scotland since devolution

John Stewart

in Social Policy Review 16: Analysis and debate in social policy, 2004

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424716
eISBN:
9781447303435
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424716.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter views Scottish devolution in its historical context. It pays attention to the policy record in the areas of education and health, which are the two main areas of devolved social welfare ... More


Introduction

Paolo Dardanelli

in Between Two Unions: Europeanisation and Scottish Devolution

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719070808
eISBN:
9781781701393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719070808.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This introductory chapter analyses the case of Scottish devolution. It identifies the three main reasons why Scotland serves as an ideal test case for the general hypothesis that European integration ... More


Explaining Europeanisation and devolution

Paolo Dardanelli

in Between Two Unions: Europeanisation and Scottish Devolution

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719070808
eISBN:
9781781701393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719070808.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter discusses the different degree of Europeanisation of the two periods and summarises the theoretical conclusions of the present work. It tries to explain the radically different extents ... More


Confrontation and Consensus: 1974–1979

Tim Bale

in The Conservatives since 1945: The Drivers of Party Change

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199234370
eISBN:
9780191746093
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199234370.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

After a second election fought by flirting with a government of national unity, the leadership passed to an ideologue. There was no change in Tory candidates, but there was more change at the top ... More


Constitutional Change, Social Investment and Prevention Policy in Scotland

Paul Cairney, Malcolm Harvey, and Emily St Denny

in A Wealthier, Fairer Scotland: The Political Economy of Constitutional Change

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474416429
eISBN:
9781474435185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474416429.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The prospect of Scottish independence allowed commentators the chance to reconsider the Scottish Government’s social policy choices. The idea of ‘social investment’ grew in importance since it fits ... More


Amateur to Professional: 1964–1970

Tim Bale

in The Conservatives since 1945: The Drivers of Party Change

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199234370
eISBN:
9780191746093
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199234370.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Back in opposition a meritocrat replaced an aristocrat as leader and, while there was little change on the frontbench, the Party selected a broader range of candidates. Organisationally, things ... More


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