New Scotland, New Society?: Are Social and Political Ties Fragmenting?

Are Social and Political Ties Fragmenting?

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New Scotland, New Society asks a series of vital questions regarding the attitudes and behavior of the Scots: are the ties that bind people to each other and to the democratic system fragmenting? How do people relate to social institutions such as the family and systems of morality? Is constitutional reform restoring that trust? Drawing on the Scottish Social Attitudes Survey and its predecessors, the overall aim of the book is to provide an independent account of public opinion in post-devolution Scotland.

John Curtice is a Professor of Politics and Director of the Social Statistics Laboratory at Strathclyde University, and Research Consultant to the Scottish Centre for Social Research. He is a regular commentator in the Scottish and British media. Publications include The Rise of New Labour, (with Heath, A. & Jowell, R.) (Oxford University Press, 2001) and New Scotland, New Politics? (with Paterson, L., Brown, A., Hinds, K., McCrone, D., Park, A., Sproston, K., & Surridge, P.) (Polygon, 2001).

David McCrone is Emeritus Professor of Sociology at the University of Edinburgh. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, and a Fellow of the British Academy. He co-founded the university's Institute of Governance in 1999, and has written extensively on the sociology and politics of Scotland, and the comparative study of nationalism.

Alison Park is at the National Centre for Social Research, London. Co-author of The Rise of New Labour (Oxford University Press, 2001) and New Scotland, New Politics? (Polygon at Edinburgh, 2001).

Lindsay Paterson is Professor of Educational Policy at the University of Edinburgh. He has published widely on the expansion and purposes of higher education, on social mobility, on the relationship between education and civic values, on the twentieth-century history of Scottish education, and on Scottish politics. He is a Fellow of the British Academy and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh.

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Einband Taschenbuch
Herausgeber John Curtice, David McCrone, Alison Park, Lindsay Paterson
Seitenzahl 234
Altersempfehlung ab 22 Jahr(e)
Erscheinungsdatum 01.12.2001
Sprache Englisch
ISBN 978-1-902930-35-0
Verlag Edinburgh University Press
Maße (L/B/H) 23.4/16.3/1.4 cm
Gewicht 367 g

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