Postindependence in Scotland, Catalonia and the Basque Country: City‐Regional Small Nations Beyond Nation‐States
Book review for www.futureukandscotland.ac.uk
The UK and Spain are not depicted as having the same nation-‐state DNA with regard to their respective histories and political-‐cultural traditions. A glance at the current European regional comparative context reveals that, while the UK Government has legitimised the Scottish Government and supported the Scottish Independence referendum as being a highly democratic exercise, Spain stands out as remaining normatively inflexible without, so far, even contemplating any dialogue with the presidents of the Catalan and Basque Autonomies.
RT @KirstyS_Hughes: What are the main issues on an independent Scotland's border with the rest of the UK given Brexit? A short thread 1.