The Brexit vote: a divided nation, a divided continent

  title={The Brexit vote: a divided nation, a divided continent},
  author={S. Hobolt},
  journal={Journal of European Public Policy},
  pages={1259 - 1277}
  • S. Hobolt
  • Published 2016
  • Economics
  • Journal of European Public Policy
  • ABSTRACT The outcome of the British referendum on European Union (EU) membership sent shockwaves through Europe. While Britain is an outlier when it comes to the strength of Euroscepticism, the anti-immigration and anti-establishment sentiments that produced the referendum outcome are gaining strength across Europe. Analysing campaign and survey data, this article shows that the divide between winners and losers of globalization was a key driver of the vote. Favouring British EU exit, or… CONTINUE READING
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