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Regionalism, regionalisation and regional institutions in Catalonia and Scotland: setting the stage for a regional political class

Klaus Stolz

in Towards a Regional Political Class?

Published by Manchester University Press

Published in print March 2010 | ISBN: 9780719079795
Published online July 2012 | e-ISBN: 9781781703120 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7228/manchester/9780719079795.003.0002
Regionalism, regionalisation and regional institutions in Catalonia and Scotland: setting the stage for a regional political class

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This chapter sets out to delineate the broad historical developments and the main structural features that condition the potential emergence and scope of a regional political class in Catalonia and Scotland. It outlines the main processes and structures of the functional and territorial differentiation of Catalan and Scottish politics that are setting the stage for a regional political class. This chapter suggests that the notions of democracy, the modern state and professional politics that have informed regional mobilisation.

Keywords: political class; Catalonia; Scotland; functional differentiation; territorial differentiation; democracy; modern state; professional politics; regional mobilisation

Chapter.  10402 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Politics

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