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A tale of two countries: Brexit and the ‘left behind’ thesis

Goodwin, Matthew and Heath, Oliver (2016) A tale of two countries: Brexit and the ‘left behind’ thesis. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (27 Jul 2016). Website.

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Abstract

Why did Britain vote for Brexit and what was the relative importance of social class, age, and immigration in determining the result? Using aggregate level data, Matthew Goodwin and Oliver Heath outline some of the key factors that accounted for the overall Leave victory and the variation in support experienced across different geographic areas.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/europpblog/
Additional Information: © 2016 The Author(s)
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe)
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
J Political Science > JV Colonies and colonization. Emigration and immigration. International migration
Date Deposited: 23 Mar 2017 10:37
Last Modified: 30 Oct 2021 23:19
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/70364

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