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The Scottish Diaspora and Diaspora Strategy: Insights and Lessons from Ireland

Published: 29 May 2009
Part of:
Research
ISBN:
0755974740

In both Scotland and Ireland sustained attention is now being given to the potential benefits which might flow from renewing and refreshing relationships with overseas diasporic populations. The objective of the report is to contribute to the development of such thinking by identifying and reflecting upon Scotland's approach to its diaspora relative to its Irish counterpart.

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The Scottish Diaspora and Diaspora Strategy: Insights and Lessons from Ireland
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1. see Alexander (2003), and Coyle, Alexander, and Ashcroft (2005) for a more systematic assessment of the possibilities
2. See Gamlen (2007)
3. This report follows on from the Scottish Enterprise workshop 'Engaging Scotland's Diaspora' held in Glasgow in October 2007 and notes the excellent contribution of Eirich and McLaren (2007). It also follows from a report written by the authors on the Irish strategy - see Boyle and Kitchin (2007)
4. Goudie (2008) and ESRI (2008)
5. McWilliams (2007)
6. Larner (2006)
7. Kutznetsov (2006)
8. See for instance Zumkhawala-Cook (2005) and Lenten (2007)
9. Safran (1991), Cohen (1997) and Tsagarousianou (2004)
10. Gilmartin and White (2008), National Institute of Economic and Social Affairs (2008)
11. O'Riain (2000; 2004)
12. See for example the recent Goodbody Report (2007) on the work of the Irish Abroad Unit
13. Houston et al. (2008)
14. Akenson (2003)
15. Delaney (2000)
16. Quoted in Eirich and McLaren (2007)
17. Quoted in Eirich and McLaren (2007)
18. Miller (1985)
19. Florida (2002)
20. Future Skills Scotland (2003)
21. Houston et al (2008)
22. Scottish Government (2007)
23. As specified in the Scottish Government International Framework (2008)
24. Scottish Government (2007)
25. Breathnach (1998)
26. NESC (1991)
27. ESRI (2005)
28. Walsh (2005)
29. Walter et al. (2002)
30. This classification is based on the on-going research work of Aine O'Neill on elite Irish business networks.
31. The Irish Technology Leadership Group explicitly recognises the Indian and Chinese knowledge transfers from Silicon Valley which as Saxeninan has shown have been of importance to the development of the ICT sector in India and China