How Brexit was made in England

  title={How Brexit was made in England},
  author={A. Henderson and C. Jeffery and Dan Wincott and Richard Wyn Jones},
  journal={The British Journal of Politics and International Relations},
  pages={631 - 646}
  • A. Henderson, C. Jeffery, +1 author Richard Wyn Jones
  • Published 2017
  • Political Science
  • The British Journal of Politics and International Relations
  • 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 mindset that animates most studies of ‘British politics’ and has shaped public attitudes research on the United Kingdom. We explore the persistence of distinctive Eurosceptic views in England and their relationship to English national identity prior to the referendum. We then model referendum vote… CONTINUE READING
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