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They did things differently there: how Brexiteers appealed to voters’ nostalgia

Green, Elliott D. (2016) They did things differently there: how Brexiteers appealed to voters’ nostalgia. LSE Brexit (13 Jul 2016). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

Most referendums ask voters whether they want to join a political project. Britain’s EU referendum did the opposite. Elliott Green argues the campaigning was suffused by appeals to nostalgia and to a past in which Britain “took control”, and identifies four groups of voters to whom this message appealed.

Item Type: Website (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/brexit/
Additional Information: © 2016 The Author(s)
Subjects: D History General and Old World > DA Great Britain
H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
J Political Science > JC Political theory
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
Sets: Departments > International Development
Collections > LSE Brexit
Date Deposited: 07 Apr 2017 14:04
Last Modified: 07 Apr 2017 14:04
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/73025

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