Laia Balcells, Lesley-Ann Daniels, and Alexander Kuo highlight the role of contentious territorial issues in shaping societal divisions. They study three European regions โScotland, Catalonia, and Northern Ireland โ that have salient territorial claims but very different histories. All three, however, exhibit striking similarities in levels of social polarisation Read more
Itโs popular to speak of Brexit bringing a United Ireland nearer, but the mixed nature of polling evidence, the divisions between nationalists and unionists and the limited mechanisms that can actually produce a referendum suggest that Irish unity may remain distant, writes Jonathan Tonge Read more
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