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Framing risky choices : Brexit and the dynamics of high-stakes referendums

Author: Ece Özlem Atikcan; Richard Nadeau; Éric Bélanger
Publisher: Montreal ; Kingston ; London ; Chicago : McGill-Queen's University Press, [2020] ©2020
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The majority of policymakers, academics, and members of the general public expected British citizens to vote to remain in the European Union in the 2016 referendum. This perception was based on the well-established idea that voters don't like change or uncertainty. So why did the British public vote to take such a major economic risk? Framing Risky Choices addresses this question by placing the Brexit vote in the  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Atikcan, Ece Özlem, 1982-
Framing risky choices.
Montreal ; Kingston ; London ; Chicago : McGill-Queen's University Press, 2020
(OCoLC)1136153466
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ece Özlem Atikcan; Richard Nadeau; Éric Bélanger
ISBN: 9780228000808 0228000807 9780228000792 0228000793
OCLC Number: 1126211927
Description: xii, 244 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: The Brexit Conundrum --
The Brexit Campaign in Comparative Perspective --
Preparing and Executing the Brexit Campaign --
How Did the Scapegoating of the European Union Affect the Vote Choice? --
How Did the Perceptions of Risk Affect the Vote Choice? --
Why Do Some Remain Voters Accept the Outcomeand Some Do Not? --
Arguing for and against Borders.
Responsibility: Ece Özlem Atikcan, Richard Nadeau, and Éric Bélanger.

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Why the British public voted - against all expectations and in the face of economic uncertainty - to leave the European Union, explained from a comparative perspective.  Read more...

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