Supranational Union and New Medievalism: Forging a New Scottish State by Lance KennedySupranational Union and New Medievalism: Forging a New Scottish State by Lance Kennedy

Supranational Union and New Medievalism: Forging a New Scottish State

byLance Kennedy

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In this detailed study, Lance Kennedy delves into the prospect of New Medievalism and its potential for adjusting power relationships between regions, nations and the EU, and whether this might allow for the rebirth of pre-Westphalian systems of European organization. As a case study, Kennedy explores the history of Scottish politics, Scotland's complex relationship with the United Kingdom and the EU, and the rise of the Scottish National Party in order to determine the extent to which the New Medieval paradigm might express the future of supranational politics in Europe.

About The Author

Lance Kennedy was born in 1987 in Texarkana, Texas, and is a seventh-generation Texan. He grew up in Coppell, Texas. Kennedy attended the University of Texas at Austin, Southern Methodist University's Dedman School of Law, and Harvard University. His first book, 'The Eyes of Texas: The Secret Society That Controls the University of Tex...

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Title:Supranational Union and New Medievalism: Forging a New Scottish StateFormat:PaperbackDimensions:110 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.26 inPublished:March 3, 2017Publisher:Arktos Media LtdLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1912079631

ISBN - 13:9781912079636

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Table of Contents

Abstract

I.    Introduction

II.    New Medievalism: Foundational Study
Introduction
Regional Integration of States
The Disintegration of States
The Restoration of Private International Violence
Transnational Organizations
The Technological Unification of the World
Conclusion

III.    Scotland: Historical Background
History Prior to Acts of Union (1707)
Prehistory to the End of Roman Influence (6,500 B.C.–410 A.D.) 
Origins of the Kingdom of Scotland (410 A.D.–1707 A.D.)
Acts of Union (1707)
Conclusion

IV.    European Union: Supranational Challenge to Nation States
Historical Background of the European Union
The United Kingdom and the European Union
Scotland and Statehood
Stirrings of Independence (1853–1967)
The Rise of the SNP (1967–2015)
Data Analysis
Summary of Interviews
Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party
Introduction
Analysis
Conclusion
Scottish Green Party
Introduction
Analysis
Conclusion
Scottish Labour Party
Introduction
Analysis
Conclusion
Scottish Liberal Democrats Party
Introduction
Analysis
Conclusion
Scottish National Party
Analysis
Conclusion

V.    Summary and Conclusions

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