Books & Articles

April 2018 - Journal of Common Market Studies

Authors: Daniel Cetrà and Robert Liñeira

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April 2018 - Comparative Political Economy series

The implications of Brexit for Northern Ireland are profound, given its history and geographical position as a land border with the European Union.

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September 2017 - Palgrave Macmillan

M. Keating, G. Laforest (Eds.) - Constitutional Politics and the Territorial Question in Canada and the United Kingdom

Federalism and Devolution Compared

Series: Comparative Territorial Politics

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March 2017 - Edinburgh University Press

How can Scotland use its new and existing powers to create a brighter economic and social future?

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February 2017 - Oxford University Press

On 18 September 2014, Scotland held a referendum on the question: Should Scotland be an independent country?

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Oxford University Press - The Scottish Independence Referendum
Edited by Aileen McHarg, Tom Mullen, Alan Page, and Neil Walker
  • Provides an essential, one-stop resource for academics, students, and all others who are interested in learning about the referendum and its aftermath
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The Political Quarterly, Volume 87, Issue 2

In the 1975 referendum England provided the strongest support for European integration, with a much smaller margin for membership in Scotland and Northern Ireland. By 2015 the rank order of ‘national’ attitudes to European integration had reversed.

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The Hunter Foundation has teamed up with some of the UK’s leading European scholars to produce a free ebook to answer voters’ questions before the EU referendum on June 23rd.

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Juliette Casey, Advocate, considers three aspects of the recently published interim constitution for Scotland and seeks to highlight possible lessons from Ireland’s experience of framing and reforming its own constitution.

First published in The Scottish Law Times.

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  • 3rd May 2018

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    The hesitant progress of Brexit legislation through Westminster has provided parliament with an opportunity to show its teeth and, says Tobias Lock, it demonstrates that the legislature has bite as well as bark.

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