Independence of the Scottish Mind: Elite Narratives, Public Spaces and the Making of a Modern Nation

Independence of the Scottish Mind: Elite Narratives, Public Spaces and the Making of a Modern Nation

by G. Hassan

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781349490141
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 01/01/2014
Edition description: 1st ed. 2014
Pages: 266
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

Dr. Gerry Hassan is a research fellow in the School of Creative and Cultural Studies at the University of the West of Scotland. He is author of Caledonian Dreaming: The Quest for a Different Scotland, co-author of The Strange Death of Labour Scotland and a regular commentator in UK and international media.

Table of Contents

Introduction: The Scottish Debate and the Crises of Britain PART I: THE LONG REVOLUTION 1. Investigating Scotland's Public Life, Sphere and Voices 2. Understanding Scotland: Nationhood and the Claim of Sovereignties 3. Power: Political and Media Dimensions 4. Scotland's Public Spaces and the Myth of 'Civic Scotland' 5. The Scottish Media: Continuity, Change, Crisis PART II: STORIES OF MODERN SCOTLAND 6. The Scottish Political Commentariat 7. Restless Nation: Thatcherism's as Scotland's 'Other' 8. The Scottish Parliament, Devolution and a New Political Landscape 9. The Boundaries and Bandwidths of Public Scotland 10. A Very Different Assembly? Gender, Ethnicity, Class and National Identity 11. Anatomy of Modern Scotland: Spaces and Places 12. Political and Cultural Elite Battles and the 'Children of the Echo' 13. Post-Nationalist Scotland, Post-Nationalist UK? 14. State of Independence

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