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  • Competitive nationalism: state, class, and the forms of capital in devolved Scotland 

    Law, Alex; Mooney, Gerry (Pion, 2012)
    Devolved government in Scotland actively reconstitutes the unequal conditions of social class reproduction. Recognition of state-led class reconstitution draws upon the social theory of Bourdieu. Our analysis of social ...
  • Near and far: banal national identity and the press in Scotland 

    Law, Alex (SAGE Publications, 2001-05)
    Too often study of communicative and cultural processes makes `gratuitous assumptions' about media and collective identities like national identity. This article is a critical engagement with Michael Billig's notion of ...
  • Of navies and navels: Britain as a mental island 

    Law, Alex (Wiley-Blackwell, 2005-12)
    In this paper, the conception of .Great Britain. — a wholly unsatisfactory nomenclature — as an island nation is examined. In this case, a relatively small land mass acted as an originary point of departure for outward-bound ...