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  • Harris Eleonora
    Defeating braveheart: the trials and tribulations of the 2014 Scottish Independence Referendum in a Union-Oriented Britain and the current implications for Scottish devolution
    in Cuadernos Manuel Giménez Abad , n. 4, diciembre ,  2012 ,  7-15
    This paper draws upon the recent events that have transpired in relation to the proposed 2014 referendum on Scottish independence in order to ascertain the main concerns that have arisen, whether these concerns are actually well-founded and, finally, whether there are other causes for concern that have not been taken into adequate consideration. By retracing, albeit briefly, the momentous historical events which gave way to a debate on the issue of Scottish independence, this paper also focuses on the new elements that devolution brought to the traditionally conflict-ridden relationship between the UK and Scottish political establishments and the impact that they are bound to have on the result of the 2014 referendum. Full text available online at http://dialnet.unirioja.es/descarga/articulo/4125254.pdf Download
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