Liverpool Law Review

, Volume 22, Issue 1, pp 39–46 | Cite as

Racism and Xenophobia: A Brief Note on the Scottish Experience

  • Honourable Lord Gill


This short article plots expressions of racism andxenophobia in Scotland from the 15th to the 20th Centuries andnotes that in modern Scotland social divisions on the ground ofrace or religion have been dealt with without bloodshed. Theauthor hopes, that with the introduction of the EuropeanConvention on Human Rights into the domestic laws of the UnitedKingdom, this will continue to be the case in the 21st Century.

racism Scotland xenophobia 


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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 2000

Authors and Affiliations

  • Honourable Lord Gill
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  1. 1.The Scottish Law CommissionEdinburghUK

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