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Activism in the SNP

James Mitchell, Lynn Bennie and Rob Johns

in The Scottish National Party

Published in print November 2011 | ISBN: 9780199580002
Published online January 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191731099 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580002.003.0006
Activism in the SNP

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The nature and extent of SNP activism is discussed. The SNP has a particularly active membership. Traditional forms of activity remain important but there is evidence of the growing importance of new forms of campaigning. Extra-party activity is also explored and the SNP membership is found to be well integrated into civic society. A picture emerges of the kinds of members who are most active.

Keywords: Nature; extent of activism; extra-party activism

Chapter.  6523 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: UK Politics

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