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Supreme Court ruling: Why a de-facto independence referendum is irrelevant and politicians must decide on lawful indyref2 route
Opinion piece by Ciaran Martin after the Supreme Court ruled that the Scottish government cannot hold an independence referendum without the UK government consent.
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Dr Nematullah Bizhan presents findings from State Fragility, which examines key questions as to the nature of state fragility, policies used to mitigate it, assessment of outcomes, and prospects.
Philosophy, Disability and Social Change 3
The Philosophy, Disability and Social Change 3 online conference features twenty sessions of presentations by disabled philosophers and their allies, highlighting the diversity and range of approaches to critical philosophical work on disability.
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