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Inadequacy may be useful in withstanding Brexit uncertainty

Meersohn Schmidt, Cynthia (2016) Inadequacy may be useful in withstanding Brexit uncertainty. Researching Sociology (05 Jul 2016). Website.

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We have heard quite a bit about the demographics of the vote in the UK referendum. Twitter saw in the hours following the referendum a wave of reactions from British youth blaming the older generation for ruining their future. It was sharply clear that ageism has not yet achieved the frowned-upon status of other forms of prejudice. Paradoxically, those sub-45 are oblivious of their strengths in withstanding uncertainty, because that capacity lies within their own feelings of inadequacy.

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Additional Information: © 2016 The Author(s)
Divisions: Sociology
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
J Political Science > JC Political theory
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe)
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
Sets: Departments > Sociology
Collections > LSE Researching Sociology Blog
Date Deposited: 26 Jun 2017 09:53
Last Modified: 27 Jul 2021 23:23

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