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Why are the white working classes still being held responsible for Brexit and Trump?

Bhambra, Gurminder K. (2017) Why are the white working classes still being held responsible for Brexit and Trump? LSE Brexit (10 Nov 2017). Website.

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Abstract

Why do we persist in holding the 'white working class' accountable for Brexit and Donald Trump's win, when the evidence suggests it was the backing of the white middle classes that secured them? Gurminder K Bhambra (University of Sussex) argues that a pervasive 'methodological whiteness' has distorted social scientific accounts of both these elections. It has enabled commentators to offer economic disadvantage as an explanation ...

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/brexit/
Additional Information: © 2017 The Author(s); Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JC Political theory
J Political Science > JK Political institutions (United States)
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
J Political Science > JZ International relations
Sets: Collections > LSE Brexit
Date Deposited: 13 Dec 2017 11:00
Last Modified: 26 Jul 2020 23:37
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/86206

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