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  • Chapter 6.1: Scotland: devolved government and national politics

    Malcolm Harvey

    Chapter from the book: Dunleavy, P et al. 2018. The UK's Changing Democracy: The 2018 Democratic Audit.

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    Devolved government in Scotland started as a radical innovation in bringing government closer to citizens, and its development has generated great expectations including strong pressures for and against the Scottish Parliament and government becoming the core of a newly independent state. Malcolm Harvey and the Democratic Audit team explore how democratically and effectively these central institutions have performed.


    Political Science 


    Scotland devolution 

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    Harvey, M. 2018. Chapter 6.1: Scotland: devolved government and national politics. In: Dunleavy, P et al (eds.), The UK's Changing Democracy. London: LSE Press. DOI: https://doi.org/10.31389/book1.t

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    Published on Nov. 1, 2018