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Student
Title
Supervisor
Faculty
Educational Programme
Final Grade
Year of Graduation
Anna Rozanova-kosheleva
Secessionist Movement under Federalism and Devolution in Quebec and Scotland
International Relations
(Bachelor’s programme)
2017
Even though Quebec and Scotland have been parts of sovereign states for a long time, many governmental, economic, social and cultural discrepancies between them remained. Canadian Federation and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland use devolution to release tensions within the country, however nationalists are still unsatisfied with the amount of power they get. The aim of the work is to analyse the most recent data on the subject, compare and contrast Scottish and Quebec cases. Other states, which face the challenge of secessionism, may create scenarios for their own future and forecast possible implications of Canadian and English policy in them. The future vision of national self-determination of Quebec and Scotland might be influenced by a greater level of devolution.

Key Words: devolution, secessionism, nationalism, Scotland, Quebec

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