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Be careful what you wish for: Brexit and the call for another referendum

Harms, Philipp and Landwehr, Claudia (2019) Be careful what you wish for: Brexit and the call for another referendum. Democratic Audit Blog (13 Nov 2019). Blog Entry.

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Whether or not to hold a referendum on Brexit is a clear dividing line between parties in the upcoming UK general election. However, Philipp Harms and Claudia Landwehr argue that support for such a measure is often largely contingent on expected outcomes, and so can entrench political divides. More deliberative democratic innovations might therefore be better suited to resolving the UK’s political conflicts.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
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Additional Information: © 2019 The Author(s)
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
Date Deposited: 03 Feb 2021 13:48
Last Modified: 16 May 2024 09:57

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