The Institute has a close association with Scotland's longest running journal of contemporary political and Social issues, Scottish Affairs, and is currently providing the editorial team for Regional and Federal Studies.
The major publication in 2009 was our book National Identity, Nationalism and Constitutional Change published by Palgrave Macmillan in July 2009. The contents are as follows:
- National Identity, Nationalism and Constitutional Change (Frank Bechhofer and David McCrone)*
- Identity Matters: on the Importance of Scottish Identity for Scottish Society (Stephen Reicher, Nick Hopkins, Kate Harrison)
- England Awakes? Trends in National Identity in England (John Curtice and Anthony Heath)
- Being Scottish (Frank Bechhofer and David McCrone)
- Political Attitudes and National Identities in Scotland and England (Ross Bond)
- Drifting Apart? Media in Scotland and England after Devolution (Michael Rosie and Pille Petersoo)
- Small Fortunes: Nationalism, Capitalism and Change Identities (Jonathan Hearn)
- Universities and Nations in Britain in the Twentieth Century (Lindsay Paterson)
* a pre-publication version of this chapter which gives an outline and rationale for the book is attached.
The book is available at a discounted price of £25 from Margaret MacPherson, Institute of Governance, University of Edinburgh, Chisholm House, High School Yards, Edinburgh EH1 1LZ. Please quote reference number: IOG1789.
Other recent publications:
- 'Stating the Obvious: ten truths about national identity', in Scottish Affairs, no. 67, 2009, pp.7-22 (Bechhofer and McCrone).
- 'National Identity and Social Inclusion', in Ethnic and Racial Studies, 2008 vol. 31(7), p.1245-66 (McCrone and Bechhofer).
- 'Talking the talk: national identity in England and Scotland', in British Social Attitudes 24th Report (eds. A. Park et al.), 2008, pp.81-104 (Bechhofer and McCrone).