Title:In Defence of Pluralism in the Social Sciences Author(s):KEATING, Michael; DELLA PORTA, DonatellaDate:2010Citation:
- European Political Science, 2010, 9, 111–120
Type:ArticleAbstract:There are five levels in social inquiry: ontology; epistemology; approaches; methodology; and methods, which we see as means of gathering information. There is no determinate relationship such that one school will consistently ...
Title:Putting European political science back together again Author(s):KEATING, MichaelDate:2009Citation:
- European Political Science Review, 2009, 1, 2, 297-316
Type:ArticleAbstract:Political science is the product of modernity and the nation-state. A dominant tradition within it has striven for a positivistic and universal form of understanding, based on the individual actor. Developments in recent ...
Title:La importancia recurrente del territorio. Las regionesey la historia del Estado europeo Author(s):KEATING, MichaelDate:2006Citation:
- Alcores, 2006, 2, 37-56
Title:Irish explanations Author(s):KEATING, MichaelDate:2006Citation:
- European political science, 2006, Vol. 5, No. 4, pp. 434-340
Type:ArticleAbstract:Books reviewed: 'Preventing the Future: Why was Ireland so Poor for so Long?' Tom Garvin (Dublin: Gill and Macmillan, 2004), xiv+278pp., ISBN: 0717137716
'The Economy of Ireland: National and Sectoral Policy Issues' J. ...
Title:Rural Policy in Scotland After Devolution Author(s):KEATING, Michael; STEVENSON, LindaDate:2006Citation:
- Regional Studies, 2006, 40, 3, 397-407
Type:ArticleAbstract:Governments across Europe, encouraged by the European Union, are moving from an agriculture policy, defined in sectoral terms, to a rural policy, with a spatial focus. Rural policy is a transversal policy, linking a number ...
Title:Renegotiating Sovereignty; Basque nationalism and the rise and fall of the Ibarretxe Plan Author(s):KEATING, Michael; BRAY, ZoeDate:2006Citation:
- Ethnopolitics, 2006, 5, 4, 347-364
Title:A New Elite? Politicians and Civil Servants in Scotland after Devolution Author(s):KEATING, Michael; CAIRNEY, PaulDate:2006Citation:
- Parliamentary Affairs, 2006, 59, 1, 43-59
Type:ArticleAbstract:One aim of devolution in Scotland was to create a political class more representative of the country as a whole. In practice devolution has accelerated trends towards a professional background in Scottish representatives. ...
Title:Policy Convergence and Divergence in Scotland under Devolution Author(s):KEATING, MichaelDate:2005Citation:
- Regional Studies, 2005, 39, 4, 453-463
Type:ArticleAbstract:The scope for divergence of public policy between Scotland and the rest of the UK is constrained by institutional, political and contextual factors. The policy capacity of the Scottish Executive is limited but increasing. ...
Title:Higher education in Scotland and England after devolution Author(s):KEATING, MichaelDate:2005Citation:
- Regional and federal studies, 2005, 15, 4, 423-435
Type:ArticleAbstract:The twentieth century saw a convergence of the Scottish and English systems of higher education. Since devolution in 1999 there has been divergence. English policy is based on differentiation and competition, while Scotland ...