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'The brightest and best', us - and the rest: desirable and undesirable migration in EU referendum leaflets

Bulat, Alexandra (2017) 'The brightest and best', us - and the rest: desirable and undesirable migration in EU referendum leaflets. LSE Brexit (15 Sep 2017). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

How did the leaflets circulated before the EU referendum talk about migrants? Alexandra Bulat (UCL SSEES) examines the LSE's collection and finds - on both sides - a distinction between 'desirable' and 'undesirable' migrants, whether from within or outside the EU. At no point were the views of the migrants themselves heard. Researchers agree that immigration, alongside economics, were the ...

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/brexit/
Additional Information: © 2017 The Author(s); Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: 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: Collections > LSE Brexit
Date Deposited: 23 Oct 2017 14:37
Last Modified: 19 Jul 2019 23:23
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/84924

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