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Brexit Vote Explained: Poverty, Low Skills and Lack of Opportunities

  title={Brexit Vote Explained: Poverty, Low Skills and Lack of Opportunities},
  author={Matthew J. Goodwin and Oliver Heath},
Disentangling the Brexit Vote: The Role of Economic, Social, and Cultural Contexts in Explaining the UK's EU Referendum Vote
A large number of studies have analysed the role of individual and geographical determinants of voting behaviour in the context of the recent EU referendum in the UK, but several questions remain.
Democratic Satisfaction and Electoral Integrity: Explaining Widening Divides Between Demographic Groups
This article investigates widening divisions between different demographic groups regarding their satisfaction with democracy and perceptions of electoral integrity. It also compares public opinion
Explorer " How Brexit was made in England "
The Leave majority recorded in England was decisive in determining the UK-wide referendum result. Brexit was made in England. We take this as a prompt to challenge the conventional Anglo-British
The malaise of the squeezed middle: Challenging the narrative of the ‘left behind’ Brexiter
The result of the referendum in the United Kingdom in 2016 to leave the European Union sparked much interest on the socio-economic characteristics of ‘Brexiters’. In this article, we challenge the
Was Brexit Caused by the Unhappy and the Old?
On 23 June 2016, the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union (so-called 'Brexit'). This paper uses newly released information, from the Understanding Society data set, to examine the
The Social Consequences of Brexit for the UK and Europe: Euroscepticism, Populism, Nationalism, and Societal Division
This article examines the 2016 Referendum on the United Kingdom’s membership of the European Union and draws on initial research into the reasons that the UK voted to leave and demographics of the
Explaining the educational divide in electoral behaviour: testing direct and indirect effects from British elections and referendums 2016–2019
  • E. Simon
  • Education
    Journal of Elections, Public Opinion and Parties
  • 2021
An educational divide has become apparent in Western democratic politics. Our understanding of why this divide has emerged remains limited as existing studies have not utilized mediation
How divided is the attitudinal context for policymaking? Changes in public attitudes to the welfare state, inequality and immigration over two decades in Britain
If public attitudes towards the welfare state, inequality and immigration are becoming increasingly polarized, as recent political events might suggest, the space for progressive social policies is
The End of Neoliberal Globalism: A Critical Perspective
There has been a growing trend towards protectionism, particularly in the Global North in recent years. The rise of Trump, Brexit and tighter immigration control across Europe and America seem to run