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Sovereignty: a false friend in the defence of national identity

Allott, Philip (2018) Sovereignty: a false friend in the defence of national identity. LSE Brexit (27 Aug 2018). Website.

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Sovereignty is often invoked by Brexiters - yet it is an increasingly slippery concept in a globalised world, where the demands of trade and diplomacy force states to compromise their independence. Philip Allott (University of Cambridge) discusses why the EU's lack of a common identity has enabled sovereignty to be deployed as a patriotic concept.

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Additional Information: © 2018 The Author
Divisions: European Institute
School of Public Policy
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Subjects: J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
J Political Science > JC Political theory
J Political Science > JZ International relations
Date Deposited: 12 Dec 2018 16:44
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2023 17:56

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