THE POLITICAL FUTURE OF SCOTLAND AND NORTHERN IRELAND. TWO WAYS – ONE CHOICE?

Authors

  • M. A. Mosora Vasyl Stefanyk Precarpathian National University

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.31471/2304-7410-2019-4(56)-87-98

Keywords:

separatism, devolution, irredentism, secession, Brexit, Scotland, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom, EU.

Abstract

The article analyzes the features of the politicization of the Scotland and Northern Ireland at the present stage. The basic identifiers for the com­munities in these regions are revealed. The important role of devolution pol­icy in the political relations of the Center with regions in the United Kingdom is justified. Emphasis is placed on the exceptional importance of Brexit in the context of strengthening the separation of the Scotland and Northern Ireland. It is marked common and distinctive features of both regions in the vision of the political future. The current state of the factors contributing to separatism in both regions is compared. Estimates of the likelihood of increased separa­tion movements in the Scotland and Northern Ireland in the future are given.

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Published

2019-12-27

How to Cite

Mosora, M. A. . (2019). THE POLITICAL FUTURE OF SCOTLAND AND NORTHERN IRELAND. TWO WAYS – ONE CHOICE?. PRECARPATHIAN BULLETIN OF THE SHEVCHENKO SCIENTIFIC SOCIETY Idea, (4(56), 87-98. https://doi.org/10.31471/2304-7410-2019-4(56)-87-98