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The Scottish Labour Party: History, Institutions and Ideas

Gerry Hassan


Scottish Labour has been the dominant political party in Scotland for over 40 years. This book considers the contemporary party, analysing it in the context of Scottish politics, Scotland, and the UK, as well as drawing international comparisons. A range of areas are covered: the chronology of events over the life of the party; the party's internal structures and culture, and its role in Scottish society; Labour's role as Scotland's leading party, its institutional role and its wider relationship with Scottish society; the role of the Labour movement. Key themes include the development of Scot ... More

Keywords: Scottish Labour, dominant political party, Scotland, Scottish politics, Scottish society, devolution, home rule, SNP, Labour movement, UK Labour party

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Print publication date: 2004 Print ISBN-13: 9780748617845
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: September 2012 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9780748617845.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Gerry Hassan, editor

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