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Long read: let's ditch the stereotypes about Britons who live in the EU

O'Reilly, Karen and Benson, Michaela (2018) Long read: let's ditch the stereotypes about Britons who live in the EU. LSE Brexit (01 Oct 2018). Blog Entry.

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Our images of Britons living in the rest of the EU are dominated by twin stereotypes: the sun-seeking, patriotic pensioner in Spain and the upper-middle-class English couple renovating a Dordogne property. Karen O'Reilly and Michaela Benson (Goldsmiths University of London) make a plea for the true complexity and diversity of the British diaspora to be recognised, and explain how these stereotypes feed into a wider notion of migrancy as deviant and problematic.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
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Additional Information: © 2018 The Authors; Online
Divisions: European Institute
School of Public Policy
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe)
J Political Science > JV Colonies and colonization. Emigration and immigration. International migration
Sets: Departments > European Institute
Departments > Government
Research centres and groups > Institute of Public Affairs
Collections > LSE Brexit
Date Deposited: 17 Jan 2019 09:58
Last Modified: 11 Aug 2019 23:16

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