The Scottish Electorate: The 1997 General Election and Beyond

The Scottish Electorate: The 1997 General Election and Beyond


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ISBN-13: 9780333725269
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 01/13/1999
Edition description: 1999
Pages: 182
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

ALICE BROWN is in the Department of Politics, University of Edinburgh, and has published widely on Scottish politics and on women in politics and society.

DAVID MCCRONE is Professor of Sociology at the University of Edinburgh, and convenor of the Unit for the Study of Government in Scotland. He has published extensively on the sociology, culture and politics of Scotland. He has carried out major research on aspects of its social structure, work which has been widely disseminated to academic and lay audiences alike.

LINDSAY PATERSON is Professor of Educational Policy at Moray House Institute of Education, and has written widely on Scottish politics and on the sociology of education.

PAULA SURRIDGE is Lecturer at the University of Aberdeen. She worked as research assistant to the 1992 Scottish Election Study and has interests in Scottish politics and social attitudes, social stratification and research methods.

Table of Contents

PART ONE: THE POLITICAL CONTEXT Introduction: The Distinctiveness of Scottish Politics The 1997 General Election: Background, Campaign, Results, Consequences PART TWO: THE SCOTTISH ELECTORATE AND THEIR VALUES Identity and Nationality Political Values Policy Preferences PART THREE: THE SCOTTISH ELECTORATE AND THE POLITICAL SYSTEM The Scottish Electorate and the Constitution Conclusion: The Future of Scottish Politics Index

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