Thursday, 21 August 2014

Scotland independence referendum - starting points for academic research

Starting point.
Here is the first in our series of special posts.

Basic starting points for academic research.
Scotland's Referendum - site established by the Scottish government to provide public information. Note this supports a yes vote. Key features include: Background documents setting out the path to the referendum
the full text guide Scotland's Future which puts the case for independence
Blog with news updates 
Social media sites - Facebook Twitter YouTube Flickr

UK Government guide - note this opposes independence.
Includes the You Decide tool which aims to help voters make decisions.
Has links to full text UK government publications.
Twitter  Facebook  Linkedin

Yes Scotland
Yes Scotland is the all-party and no-party campaign for a Yes vote It is an alliance of the Scottish National Party, Scottish Green Party, Scottish Socialist Party. It includes briefings produced by its members.
Interesting videos and postings discussing creative events proposing independence. There is also discussion of media coverage.

twitter and Facebook. site includes articles from socialists.

United with Labour Labour Party no campaign with online videos, twitter and news.

 Better Together all party campaign representing no vote. website includes leaflets and online videos. Facebook. twitter

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