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Race, class and Brexit: how did we get here?

McGeever, Brendan and Virdee, Satnam (2018) Race, class and Brexit: how did we get here? LSE Brexit (09 Oct 2018). Website.

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Although the anti-immigration feeling expressed by the Leave vote was ostensibly directed at other Europeans, racist hate crime also surged immediately after the EU referendum. Brendan McGeever (Birkbeck, University of London) (left) and Satnam Virdee (University of Glasgow) locate the causes of Brexit in neoliberalism, the decline of working-class solidarity, and the emergence of a new politics of racist resentment.

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Additional Information: © 2018 The Authors
Divisions: European Institute
School of Public Policy
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Subjects: H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
J Political Science > JV Colonies and colonization. Emigration and immigration. International migration
Date Deposited: 17 Jan 2019 11:33
Last Modified: 16 May 2024 06:18

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