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Britain and Europe at a CrossroadsThe Politics of Anxiety and Transformation$
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Andrew Ryder

Print publication date: 2020

Print ISBN-13: 9781529200515

Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: January 2021

DOI: 10.1332/policypress/9781529200515.001.0001

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The Nationalists: Exclusionary and Civic

The Nationalists: Exclusionary and Civic

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(p.109) 5 The Nationalists: Exclusionary and Civic
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Britain and Europe at a Crossroads
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Andrew Ryder

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Policy Press
DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781529200515.003.0006

The chapter explores how forms of nationalism have interacted with Brexit, focusing primarily on the Scottish Nationalists (SNP), UK Independence Party (UKIP) and the Brexit Party. The chapter outlines how the SNP opposed a hard Brexit and UKIP and the Brexit Party militantly agitated for such an outcome. Scottish nationalists believed a hard Brexit would inevitably revive support for independence but sought to avoid a hard Brexit by advocating that Scotland should retain close links or even membership of the EU and campaigned for a more cosmopolitan and egalitarian vision of the future through a form of civic nationalism. In contrast UKIP and the Brexit Party through forms of exclusionary nationalism advocated for a Britain free from the restraints of EU regulation and free to limit migration. A vision for the future that some would argue is nativist and monocultural. Key personalities in the discussion include Nicola Sturgeon and Nigel Farage

Keywords:   Civic Nationalism, Exclusionary Nationalism, Cultural Backlash, Nativism, Monoculturalism

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