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Devolution and Electoral Politics (The Devolution Series)

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Published by Manchester University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Constitution: government & the state,
  • Elections & referenda,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Practical Politics,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Government - Comparative,
  • Political Process - Elections,
  • Political Science / Government / International,
  • Government - International,
  • Political Process - General,
  • Decentralization in government,
  • Elections,
  • Politics, Practical

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsDan Hough (Editor), Charlie Jeffery (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7860143M
    ISBN 100719073308
    ISBN 109780719073304

    The Scottish parliamentary and local elections of 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 year Scottish-English Union; and the local elections used the Single Transferable Vote - the first time such an electoral system has been used in Great Britain since Cited by: Bradbury, Jonathan () `British Political Parties and Devolution: Adapting to Multi-Level Politics in Scotland and Wales', in Dan Hough and Charlie Jeffery (eds) Cited by:

    "The issue of devolution has all too often been one for polemic rather than reasoned analysis. This book places recent developments in the United Kingdom in their historical context, examining political and constitutional aspects of devolution in Britain from Gladstone's espousal of Home Rule in right up to the legislation establishing a Scottish Parliament and a Welsh Assembly.". TY - BOOK. T1 - Politics in Scotland. AU - McTavish, Duncan. PY - /7. Y1 - /7. N2 - Politics in Scotland is an authoritative introduction to the contemporary political landscape in Scotland and an essential text for undergraduate and postgraduate students of Scottish by: 1.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. The Wales Act amended the devolution settlement and enabled the Senedd to legislate on its own electoral arrangements. The publications below look at the development of the Act and also the subsequent constitutional developments as a result of this legislation, which led to the renaming of the Welsh Parliament, and changes to the electoral.

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The Literary Politics of Scottish Devolution: Voice, Class, Nation, by Scott rgh University Press. £ The chronology of devolution has been obsessively picked over in Scottish public culture, but there remain sharp differences of.

Devolution and the Scottish Conservatives is a unique ethnographic study of devolution and Scottish politics, exploring how Conservative Party activists who had opposed devolution and the movement for a Scottish Parliament during the s attempted to mobilise politically following their annihilation at the General Election.

Its central argument is that, having asserted that the. The issue of devolution has often been one for polemic rather than reasoned analysis. This book places recent developments in the United Kingdom in their historical context, examining political and constitutional aspects of devolution in Britain from Gladstone's espousal of Home Rule in right up to the legislation governing the Scottish Parliament and the Welsh well as.

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Considering an unprecedented range of literary, political and archival materials, it explores how questions of ‘voice’, language and identity featured in debates leading to the new Scottish Parliament in Tracing both the ‘dream’ of cultural empowerment and the ‘grind’ of [ ]. DOI link for Remaking the Union.

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