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The 2016 Referendum, Brexit and the Left Behind: An Aggregate-level Analysis of the Result
Why did Britain vote for Brexit? What was the relative importance of factors such as education, age, immigration and ethnic diversity? And to what extent did the pattern of public support for Brexit
Revolt on the Right: Explaining Support for the Radical Right in Britain
The UK Independence Party (UKIP) is the most significant new party in British politics for a generation. In recent years UKIP and their charismatic leader Nigel Farage have captivated British
Taking back control? Investigating the role of immigration in the 2016 vote for Brexit
The 2016 referendum marked a watershed moment in the history of the United Kingdom. The public vote to leave the European Union (EU)—for a ‘Brexit’—brought an end to the country’s membership of the
Brexit: Why Britain Voted to Leave the European Union
In June 2016, the United Kingdom shocked the world by voting to leave the European Union. As this book reveals, the historic vote for Brexit marked the culmination of trends in domestic politics and
Angry White Men: Individual and Contextual Predictors of Support for the British National Party
The British National party (BNP) is the most successful extreme right party in Britain's electoral history and is the fastest growing political party in twenty-first century Britain. This article
UKIP: Inside the Campaign to Redraw the Map of British Politics
Introduction 1. Gateshead 2. How the Game has Changed 3. Earthquake 4. Left Behind Britain 5. Farage's Followers 6. Sustaining Momentum 7. The Deal that Never Was 8. Learning Lessons 9. Ground Game
Understanding UKIP: Identity, social change and the left behind
In this article we explore the structural shifts which help explain the emergence of UKIP as a major radical-right political force in Britain. There are two distinct, but related, aspects to this
Strategic Eurosceptics and polite xenophobes: Support for the United Kingdom Independence Party (UKIP) in the 2009 European Parliament elections
While Euroscepticism is the most important driver of United Kingdom Independence Party (UKIP) support, other attitudinal drivers – namely dissatisfaction towards mainstream parties and xenophobia –
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