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‘Things were better in the past’: Brexit and the Westminster fallacy of democratic nostalgia

Richards, Dave and Smith, Martin (2017) ‘Things were better in the past’: Brexit and the Westminster fallacy of democratic nostalgia. British Politics and Policy at LSE (20 May 2017). Website.

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Abstract

Dave Richards and Martin Smith examine why Brexiteers want to ‘take back control’ and how this desire is not only paradoxical but part of a ‘democratic nostalgia’ which could further exacerbate political disengagement.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/politicsandpolicy
Additional Information: © 2017 The Authors CC BY-NC-ND 3.0; Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HJ Public Finance
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe)
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
Sets: Collections > British Politics and Policy at LSE
Date Deposited: 21 Jun 2017 09:19
Last Modified: 02 Sep 2020 23:13
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/81867

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