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Constituting ScotlandThe Scottish National Movement and the Westminster Model$
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W. Elliot Bulmer

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9780748697595

Published to University Press Scholarship Online: January 2018

DOI: 10.3366/edinburgh/9780748697595.001.0001

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The Scottish Context

The Scottish Context

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(p.54) Chapter 3 The Scottish Context
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Constituting Scotland
Author(s):

W. Elliot Bulmer

Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9780748697595.003.0003

Constitutions have to fit the context for which they are intended. Before examining specific constitutional proposals for the future constitution of an independent Scotland, this chapter therefore explores the contextual conditions that set the needs and basic parameters of constitutional design. Subjects covered include national identity, the party system, religious influences and sectarian divisions, ideology, and the internal territorial politics of Scotland.

Keywords:   National identity, Party system, Religion, Sectarianism, Ideology, Social Democracy, Territorial Politics

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