The revolt of the ‘squeezed middle’: Why new cross-society coalitions in British politics are now possible

Renewal - ISSN 0968-5211
Volume 25 Number 3 (2017)

The revolt of the ‘squeezed middle’: Why new cross-society coalitions in British politics are now possible
Lorenza Antonucci, pages -

Abstract

Since the Brexit referendum, cultural and identity explanations for the polarisation of British society have saturated public debate. A comparison between students’ and Brexit voters’ attitudes to economic insecurity, however, reveals surprising similarities between these supposedly opposing groups. Reforms to higher education and the welfare state could be the key to winning a governing majority for Labour.

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Lorenza Antonucci (2017) The revolt of the ‘squeezed middle’: Why new cross-society coalitions in British politics are now possible, Renewal, 25(3), -

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