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Monthly Archives: February 2013
Changing Politics: The ‘Thinking Together’ Citizens Assembly
The University of Edinburgh’s Oliver Escobar shares the So Say Scotland initiative, an effort to insert principles of deliberative democracy in the debate over Scotland’s constitutional future and ‘reclaim politics as the business of the people’. A few weeks ago … Continue reading
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Glasgow University’s Referendum: A sign of things to come?
Charlotte Snelling, a postgraduate researcher on youth participation and engagement reflects on Glasgow’s mock referendum on independence, cautioning against viewing the exercise as indicative of youth turnout and preferences in 2014. On Thursday, students at the University of Glasgow … Continue reading
What could constitutional change mean for gender equality? Cera Murtagh reports from the Women and Constitutional Futures seminar The political debate around the Scottish independence referendum could so far be characterised by two opposing constitutional options being trotted out against … Continue reading
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Event: SCFF: Are We in the Right Process?
The current process towards a referendum contemplates a referendum campaign and referendum on independence, which if successful would trigger negotiations on independence, and the need for a new Scottish Constitution. Referendum first, constitution-making second. It appears to be largely assumed … Continue reading
Event: Thinking Together: A Citizens Assembly
Join us in ‘Thinking Together’: A Citizens Assembly The Public Policy Network / Academy of Government is one of the founding members and supporting collaborators of So Say Scotland, a non-partisan, non-profit, voluntary network of dream-makers working to turn Scotland … Continue reading
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A Scottish Defence Model – Learning from others
Dr. Colin Fleming reflects on the security and defence obligations of an independent Scotland, looking particularly at the implications of the Nordic models of defence and continued integration with the defence structures of the rest of the United Kingdom. If … Continue reading
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