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The gender backlash in the vote for Brexit

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Despite a relationship between gender and support for populist causes in cross-national research, including in the 2016 US Presidential election, the role of gender has been missing in analysis of support for Brexit, most likely because women and men showed no average aggregate-level differences in voting Leave or Remain. This misses an important explanation for Britain’s vote to leave the European Union. We demonstrate how gender-based resentment motivated Leave votes in the EU referendum th...

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Peer reviewed

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10.1007/s11109-021-09704-y

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Politics & Int Relations
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Publisher:
Springer
Journal:
Political Behavior More from this journal
Volume:
45
Issue:
1
Pages:
347-371
Publication date:
2021-04-03
Acceptance date:
2021-03-22
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EISSN:
1573-6687
ISSN:
0190-9320
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1053450
Local pid:
pubs:1053450
Deposit date:
2020-08-21

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