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Britain and Europe at a Crossroads: The Politics of Anxiety and Transformation

Andrew Ryder

Abstract

Britain and Europe at a Crossroads: The Politics of Anxiety and Transformation dissects the complex social, cultural and political factors that led the UK to take its decision to leave the EU and examines the far-reaching consequences of that decision. Developing the conceptual framework of securitization, the book uses primary sources and a focus on rhetoric and discourse analysis to examine the ways that political elites engineered a politics of fear, insecurity and Brexit nationalism before and after the Brexit vote. The book situates Brexit within a wider shift in international political i ... More

Keywords: Brexit, Populism, Discourse Analysis, Social Europe, Securitization

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9781529200515
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: January 2021 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781529200515.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Andrew Ryder, author
Corvinius University