Irreconcilable sovereignties? Brexit and Scottish self-government

  title={Irreconcilable sovereignties? Brexit and Scottish self-government},
  author={Nicola McEwen},
  journal={Territory, Politics, Governance},
  pages={733 - 749}
  • N. McEwen
  • Published 4 April 2022
  • Sociology, Law
  • Territory, Politics, Governance
ABSTRACT This article examines the contrasting norms of sovereignty that underpin the political discourse and policy choices of the UK and Scottish governments in the context of Brexit. Using the lens of contested sovereignty, it explores the meanings attached to sovereignty in both the Brexit process and the response to it within Scotland. It then considers the implications of these contested sovereignties for Scottish self-government, in the context of both devolution and independence. That… 

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