The future of Northern Ireland: border anxieties and support for Irish reunification under varieties of UKexit

  title={The future of Northern Ireland: border anxieties and support for Irish reunification under varieties of UKexit},
  author={John Garry and Brendan O’Leary and Kevin Mcnicholl and James Pow},
  journal={Regional Studies},
  pages={1517 - 1527}
ABSTRACT The paper assesses public attitudes in Northern Ireland towards the potential hardening of the border between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland as a result of the UK’s exit from the European Union. It investigates the relationship between border-related anxieties and support for a United Ireland. The study draws on specially designed qualitative and quantitative data, generated from a one-day citizens’ assembly and a representative attitude survey. It identifies a group of… 
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