Academic bibliography


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Anderson, P. (2016) The 2016 Scottish Parliament election: a nationalist minority, a Conservative comeback and a Labour collapse Regional & federal studies, 26(4) pp.555-568.

Aughey, A. (2001), Nationalism, Devolution and the Challenge to the United Kingdom State, London: Pluto Press.

Aughey, A. and Berberich, C. (eds) (2011), These Englands: A Conversation on National Identity, Manchester: Manchester University Press.

Bechhofer, F. and McCrone, D. (eds) (2009), National Identity, Nationalism and Constitutional Change, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Bogdanor, V. (1999), Devolution in the United Kingdom, Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Blain, N., Hutchison, D., and Hassan, G. (eds) (2016), Scotland’s Referendum and the Media, Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.

Bromley, C., Curtice, J., McCrone, D. and Park, A. (2006) Has Devolution Delivered? Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.

Brown, A., McCrone, D., Paterson, L. and Surridge, P. (1998), The Scottish Electorate: the 1997 election and beyond, London: Macmillan.

Brown, A. (2018) Scottish Politics After the Election: Towards a Scottish Political System? In Scotland: the Challenge of Devolution, pp. 46-62, Routledge, 2018.

Cairney, P. (2011), The Scottish Political System since Devolution, Exeter: Imprint Academic.

Cairney, P. (2016), ‘The Scottish Parliament election 2016: Another momentous event but dull campaign’, Scottish Affairs, 25: 277-93.

Carman, C., Johns, R. and Mitchell, J. (2014), More Scottish than British: The Scottish Parliament Election of 2011, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Curtice, J. (2006), ‘Forecasting and Evaluating the Consequences of Electoral Change: Scotland and Wales’ Acta Politica, 41, 300–314.

Curtice, J. (2011), ‘The 2011 Scottish Election: Records Tumble, Barriers Breached’, Scottish Affairs, 76: 51-73.

Curtice, J. (2018) ‘The 2017 election: Scotland re-enters British politics?’ Scottish Geographical Journal, 134 (1-2),

Curtice, J. & Montagu, I. (2018) ‘How Brexit has created a new divide in the nationalist movement’ in Phillips, D., Curtice, J., Phillips, M. and Perry, J. (eds) British Social Attitudes: The 35th Report, London: The National Centre for Social Research Available at:

Curtice, J. (2018) Just 15 months to go: What Scotland is making of Brexit NatCen Social Research

Curtice, J. (2018), ‘How do people in England want to be governed?’ In: Governing England, Oxford University Press for the British Academy.

Curtice, J., McCrone, D., McEwan, N., Marsh, M. and Ormston, R. (2009), The 2007 Scottish Elections: Revolution or Evolution? Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.

Curtice, J., Montagu, I. (2018) Do Scotland and England & Wales have different views about immigration? NatCen Social Research

Curtice, J., and Seyd, B. (eds) (2009), Has Devolution Worked? Manchester: Manchester University Press.

Curtice, J. (1999), ‘Is Scotland a Nation and Wales Not?’, in Taylor, B. and Thomson, K. (eds), Scotland and Wales: Nations Again?, Cardiff: University of Wales Press.

Dalyell, T. (1977), Devolution: the end of Britain?, London, Jonathan Cape.

Devine, T. (ed.) (2008), Scotland and the Union: 1707-2007, Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.

Devine, T. (2016), Independence or Union? Scotland’s Past and Scotland’s Present, London: Penguin.

Diffley, M. (2017) The Election in Scotland In: Political Communication in Britain pp. 49-61 Palgrave MacMillan, Cham.

Elias, A. (2019) Making the economic case for independence: The Scottish National Party’s electoral strategy in post devolution Scotland Regional & Federal Studies, 29(1), pp. 1-23

Fieldhouse, E. & Prosser, C. (2018) The limits of partisan loyalty: How the Scottish independence referendum cost Labour Electoral Studies, 52, pp.11-25

Gellner, E. (1983), Nations and Nationalism, Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press.

Goudie, A. (ed.) (2013), Scotland’s Future, The Economics of Constitutional Change, Dundee: Dundee University Press.

Greene, Z., McMillan F. (2019) ‘The independence echo: the rise of the constitutional question in Scottish election manifestos and voter behaviour’ Journal of Elections, Public Opinion and Parties, pp.1-23.

Hassan, G. (ed.) (2009), The Modern SNP: From Protest to Power, Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.

Hassan, G and Shaw, E. (2012), The Strange Death of Labour in Scotland, Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.

Hassan, G. (2018) Still Different, Only Slightly Less So: Scotland In The British General Election of 2017 pp. 125-148 Palgrave Macmillan, Cham, 2018

Hazell, R. (ed.) (2006), The English Question, Manchester: Manchester University Press.

Hechter, M. (2000), Containing Nationalism, Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Henderson, A. (2007), Hierarchies of Belonging: National Identity and Political Culture in Scotland and Quebec, Montreal & Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press.

Henderson, A., Jefferey, C., Wincott, D., and Wyn Jones, R. (2013), ‘Reflections on the “devolution paradox”: A comparative examination of multilevel citizenship’ Regional and Federal Studies, 47(3): 303-22.

Henderson, A., Jeffery, C. & Liñeira, R., (2015), ‘National identity or national interest? Scottish, English and Welsh attitudes to the constitutional debate’ The Political Quarterly, 86(2), pp.265-274.

Henderson, A., Jefferey, C. and Winncott, D. (eds) (2016), Citizenship After the State, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Henderson, A., Jefferey, C., Liñeira, R., Scully, R., Wincott, D. & Wyn Jones, R. (2016), ‘England, Englishness and Brexit’ The Political Quarterly, 87(2) pp.187-199.

Henderson, A., Mitchell, J. (2018) ‘Referendums as critical junctures? Scottish voting in British elections’ Parliamentary Affairs 71(suppl_1) pp.109-124

Jeffery, C. and Hough, D. (2003) ‘Regional Elections in Multi-Level Systems’, European Urban and Regional Studies, 10: 199-212.

Jeffery C., Henderson, A., Scully, R. and Wyn Jones, R. (2016) ‘England’s Dissatisfactions and the Conservative Dilemma’ Political Studies Review, 14(3), pp.335-348.

Jeffrey, C. and Mitchell, J. (eds) (2009), The Scottish Parliament 1999-2009, Edinburgh: Luath Press/Hansard Society

Johns, R., Denver, D., Mitchell, J. and Pattie, C. (2009), ‘Valence politics in Scotland: Towards an explanation of the 2007 election’, Political Studies, 57: 207-33.

Johns, R., Carman, C. J. and Mitchell, J. (2013), ‘Constitution or Competence?: The SNP’s Re-election in 2011’, Political Studies, 61 (S1): 158-178.

Johns, R., and Carman, C.J. (2008), ‘Coping with coalitions? Scottish voters under a proportional system’, Representation, 44: 301-315.

Johns, R. A., Mitchell, J., Denver, D., and Pattie, C. (2010), Voting for a Scottish Government: The Scottish Parliament Election of 2007, Manchester: Manchester University Press.

Johns, R. and Mitchell, J. (2016), Takeover: Explaining the Extraordinary Rise of the SNP, London: Biteback.

Keating, M. (2010), The Government of Scotland: Public Policy Making after Devolution, 2nd edition, Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.

Keating, M. (2009), The Independence of Scotland: Self-government and the Shifting Politics of Union, Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Keating, M., Cairney, P. and Hepburn, E. (2012), ‘Policy Convergence, Learning and Transfer in the UK under Devolution’, Regional and Federal Studies, 22: 289-307.

Keating, M. and McEwen, N. (eds) (2006), Devolution and Public Policies, London: Taylor and Francis. Lynch, P. (2002), SNP: The History of the Scottish National Party, Cardiff: Welsh Academic Press.

Kenny, M. (2014), The Politics of Nationhood in England, Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Liñeira, R., Henderson, A. & Delaney, L. (2017), ‘Voters’ Responses to the Referendum Campaign’ in Keating, M. (ed.) Debating Scotland Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 165-90.

Mann, R. and Fenton, S. (2017) ‘The nationalist alternative: Nation and class in Scotland’ In: Nation, Class and Resentment (pp. 139-168). Palgrave: London

McCrone, D. (1992), Understanding Scotland: The Sociology of a Nation, London: Routledge.

McCrone, D. and Bechofer, F. (2015), Understanding National Identity, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

McCrone, D. and Paterson, L. (2002), ‘The Conundrum of Scottish Independence’, Scottish Affairs, 40: 54-75.

McEwen, N. (2006), Nationalism and the State: Welfare and Identity in Scotland and Quebec, Bruxelles: Peter Lang.

McEwen, N. (2018) ‘Brexit and Scotland: between two unions’ British Politics, 13(1), pp. 65-78

McGarvey, N. and Cairney, P. (2008), Scottish Politics: An Introduction, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

McHarg, A., Mullen, T., Page, A. & Walker, N. (eds) (2016), The Scottish Independence referendum: constitutional and political implications. Oxford University Press.

McLean, I. (2005), The Fiscal Crisis of the United Kingdom, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

McLean, I., Lodge, G. and Gallagher, J. (2013), Scotland’s Choices: The Referendum and What Happens Afterwards, Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.

McLean, I., Lodge, G., Schmuecker, K. (2008), Fair Shares? Barnett and the politics of public expenditure, IPPR

McLean, I. and McMillan, A. (2005), State of the Union: unionism and the alternatives in the United Kingdom since 1707, Oxford: Oxford University Press.

McTavish, D. (ed.), (2016), Politics in Scotland, London: Routledge.

McWhirter, I. (2014), Disunited Kingdom: How Westminster won a Referendum but lost Scotland, Glasgow: Cargo Publishing.

Montagu, I. (2018) ‘Scotland’ In: Menon, A. et al. Brexit and Public Opinion 2018 Available at:

Montagu, I. (2019) ‘Scotland’ In: Menon, A. et al. Brexit and Public Opinion 2019 Available at:

Miller, W. (ed.) (2005), Anglo-Scottish Relations, from 1900 to Devolution and Beyond, Oxford: Oxford University Press for the British Academy.

Mitchell, J. Bennie, L. and Johns, R. (2012), The Scottish National Party: Transition to Power, Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Mitchell, J., Bennie, L. and Johns, R. (2010), ‘Gendered nationalism: The gender gap in support for the Scottish National Party’, Party Politics, 18: 581-601.

Mitchell, J. and Hassan, G. (eds) (2016), Scottish National Party Leaders, London: Biteback

Mooney, G. & Scott, G. (2016) Welfare, equality and social justice: Scottish independence and the dominant imaginings of the ‘New’ Scotland Ethics & Social Welfare, 10(3), pp.239-251

Ormston, R. (2012), The English Question: How is England responding to devolution? London: NatCen Social Research, available at:

Mackintosh, J. (1998), ‘A Parliament for Scotland’, reprinted in Paterson, L. (ed), A Diverse Assembly: The Debate on a Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.

Page, A. (2019) Scotland in the United Kingdom: An Enduring Settlement? In: Claims for Secession and Federalism (pp. 127-138) Springer, Cham

Paterson, L. (ed.) (1998), A Diverse Assembly: The Debate on a Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.

Political Quarterly, Vol. 86, Issue 2, April 2015. Special Issue on Scottish Independence Referendum.

Publius Volume 36 Issue 1 Winter 2006. Contains a range of articles on devolution in the UK.

Sambanis, N. (2006), ‘Globalization, Secession and Autonomy: A review of the literature and some conjectures’, in Cameron, D., Ranis, G. and Zinn, A. (eds), Globalization and Self-Determination: Is the nation state under siege?, London: Routledge.

Sandford, M. (2009), The Northern Veto, Manchester: Manchester University Press.

Schmuecker, K. and Lodge, G. (eds) (2010), Devolution in Practice 2010, London: IPPR

Seawright, D. (1999), An Important Matter of Principle: The Decline of the Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Aldershot: Ashgate.

Sorens, J. (2005), ‘The Cross-Sectional Determinants of Secessionism in Advanced Democracies’, Comparative Political Studies, 38: 304-26.

Surridge, P., Paterson, L., Brown, A. and McCrone, D. (1998), ‘The Scottish Electorate and the Scottish Parliament’, Scottish Affairs, Special Issue on Constitutional Change: 38-60.

Surridge, P. and McCrone, D. (1999), ‘The 1997 Scottish Referendum Vote’, in Taylor, B. and Thomson, K. (eds), Scotland and Wales: Nations Again?, Cardiff: University of Wales Press.

Torrance, D. (ed.) (2012), Whatever Happened to Tory Scotland?, Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.

Torrance, D. (2010), Salmond: Against the Odds, Edinburgh: Birlinn Ltd.

Torrance, D. (2015), Nicola Sturgeon – A Political Life, Edinburgh: Birlinn Ltd.

Trench, A. (ed.) (2007), Devolution and Power in the United Kingdom, Manchester: Manchester University Press.

Trench, A. (ed.) (2008), The State of the Nations 2008, Exeter: Imprint Academic.

Wyn Jones, R., Lodge, G., Henderson, A. and Wincott, D. (2012), The Dog that Finally Barked: England as an emerging political community, London: IPPR.

Wynn Jones, R., Lodge, G., Jeffrey, C., Gottfried, G., Scully, R., Henderson, A., and Wincott, D. (2013), England and its Two Unions: An Anatomy of a Nation and its Discontents, London: IPPR.

Wyn Jones, R., and Scully, R. (2012), Wales Says Yes: Devolution and the 2011 Welsh Referendum, Cardiff: University of Wales Press.