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The Changing Sense of Scotland: the Political Employment of National Identity

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/9780748637362.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter illustrates how the nationalist–unionist issue has changed over the last forty years in Scottish politics. The manifesto content analysis indicates the changing employment of a sense of ... More


Voting, Abstention, and Defection

Anthony F. Heath, Stephen D. Fisher, Gemma Rosenblatt, David Sanders, and Maria Sobolewska

in The Political Integration of Ethnic Minorities in Britain

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199656639
eISBN:
9780191765247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656639.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Both ethnic minorities and the white British moved away from Labour at the 2010 British general election, revealing their shared concerns about government performance; yet ethnic minorities were much ... More


A History of the Northern Ireland Labour Party: Democratic Socialism and Sectarianism

Aaron Edwards

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719078743
eISBN:
9781781702390
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719078743.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This is a definitive history of the Northern Ireland Labour Party (NILP), a unique political force that drew its support from Protestants and Catholics and became electorally viable despite ... More


British General Elections Since 1964: Diversity, Dealignment, and Disillusion

David Denver and Mark Garnett

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
February 2015
ISBN:
9780199673322
eISBN:
9780191803673
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199673322.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Despite a recent decline in voter turnout, British general elections are still the centrepiece of Britain's liberal democracy and their results make a real difference to every British citizen. They ... More


(Re)describing Scottish National Identity

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/9780748637362.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

In the treatment of national identity and political discourse in Scotland over the past forty years, this chapter looks into the manner in which political parties have employed national identity ... More


Whose Nationalism is it Anyway?

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/9780748637362.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter discusses approaches to nationalism, alternative perspectives in Scottish national identity, and methodologies employed. The study of national identity and politics in Scotland employs a ... More


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