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Anglo-Scottish Political Relations in the Nineteenth Century, c. 1815–1914

I. G. C. Hutchison

in Anglo-Scottish Relations from 1603 to 1900

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263303
eISBN:
9780191734137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263303.003.0013
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter surveys Anglo-Scottish relations on the political scene in the nineteenth century. The English and Scottish politics in the nineteenth century were fairly well meshed together—certainly ... More


New Unions for Old

Neil MacCormick

in Anglo-Scottish Relations, from 1900 to Devolution and Beyond

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263310
eISBN:
9780191734144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263310.003.0016
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter recommends a reversion from the 1707 Union of Parliaments to the 1603 Union of Crowns (though not of governments). Its argument is originally submitted to the joint attention of the ... More


The SNP and the Scottish Parliament: The Start of a New Sang?

Colin Mackay

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/9780748639908.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter explores how Holyrood has changed the Scottish National Party (SNP), and addresses the party's Scottish Parliamentary performance throughout devolution's first decade. The challenges ... More


The Auld Enemies: Scottish Nationalism and Scottish Labour

Gerry Hassan

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/9780748639908.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter describes the Labour–Scottish National Party (SNP) dynamic. ‘Tartan Tory’ found its modern meaning at a time when Labour was struggling to find a credible and relevant message in ... More


The SNP and UK Relations

Alex Wright

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/9780748639908.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter reports the Scottish National Party (SNP)'s understanding of ‘Britain’. Scotland's incorporation within the UK starts from the 1707 Treaty of Union and the Union of Crowns in 1603. It ... More


SNP Economic Strategy: Neo-Liberalism with a Heart

Jim Cuthbert and Margaret Cuthbert

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/9780748639908.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter evaluates the Scottish National Party (SNP) economic policy under devolution, with particular emphasis on its performance in the period during which the party has been in office. It ... 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


Poverty and education in Scotland: reality and response

Stephen J. McKinney, Stuart Hall, and Kevin Lowden

in Poverty in Education Across the UK: A Comparative Analysis of Policy and Place

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781447327981
eISBN:
9781447330929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447327981.003.0004
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

The aim of this chapter is to critically examine child poverty and the impact of child poverty on school education in contemporary Scotland and the reactions and responses to this impact on school ... More


Scotland and the French Revolutionary War, 1792-1802

Atle L. Wold

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781474403313
eISBN:
9781474415965
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474403313.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This book is a study of Scotland’s role in the French Revolutionary War. It charts the Scottish contribution to the war effort, as well as to the British government’s struggles to defeat political ... More


Which Government’s Policy Style is More Conducive to Prevention?

Paul Cairney and Emily St Denny

in Why Isn't Government Policy More Preventive?

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780198793298
eISBN:
9780191835179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198793298.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

We have demonstrated that many governments face the same ‘prevention puzzle’, caused partly by universal drivers associated with multi-centric policymaking. Further, they face contradictory pressures ... More


Community Benefit through Community Ownership of Renewable Generation in Scotland: Power to the People?

Aileen McHarg

in Sharing the Costs and Benefits of Energy and Resource Activity: Legal Change and Impact on Communities

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780198767954
eISBN:
9780191821783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198767954.003.0017
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter highlights Scotland’s efforts at renewable generation, with an occasional nod to UK policy and legislation. The Scottish government has commensurately high ambitions for the development ... More


‘The most striking progressive achievement in labor and employment policy’? The Scottish Living Wage in Social Care during Austerity

Alina M. Baluch

in Working in the Context of Austerity: Challenges and Struggles

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781529208672
eISBN:
9781529208719
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529208672.003.0012
Subject:
Business and Management, Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility

This chapter details the Scottish Government's implementation in 2016 of the Scottish Living Wage (SLW) for front-line workers in adult social care in an effort to address cost and quality tensions ... More


Prevention and Criminal Justice

Paul Cairney and Emily St Denny

in Why Isn't Government Policy More Preventive?

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780198793298
eISBN:
9780191835179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198793298.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

First, we describe the general issues that governments face when pursuing social and criminal justice policies in a multi-centric environment. Both governments manage the same tensions between ... More


Prevention and Mental Health Policy

Paul Cairney and Emily St Denny

in Why Isn't Government Policy More Preventive?

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780198793298
eISBN:
9780191835179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198793298.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

In health and public health policy in general, the conditions to support prevention policy are not yet apparent. Attention is low or fleeting, ambiguity is high, and debates on the meaning and ... More


Per Mediation in Schools

Carol Hope

in A Guide to Mediating in Scotland

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845860523
eISBN:
9781474406109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845860523.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter provides an overview of peer mediation in schools in Scotland. Peer mediation involves school students acting as impartial third parties to help their peers resolve conflicts, from ... More


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