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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 ...
  • Playing with tension; national charisma at Euro 2012 

    Law, Alex (Routledge, 2014-10-29)
    European National football came together in the summer of 2012 for the 14th occasion. This book sets out to examine the enduring social tensions between supporters and authorities, as well as those between local, national ...