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Leave and Remain voters’ knowledge of the EU after the referendum of 2016

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Since the UK's vote to leave the European Union, there has been considerable debate about whether voters (particularly Leave voters) were well-informed prior to making their decisions. We gave a 15-item EU knowledge quiz to a large, nationally representative sample of the British population via an online survey. Our quiz included nine ‘ideologically neutral’ items, as well as six items that we deemed more ‘ideologically convenient’ for one side or the other. Overall, there was no average diff...

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Peer reviewed

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University of Oxford
Department:
Sociology
Oxford college:
Nuffield College
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University of Oxford
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Sociology
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Economic and Social Research Council
Grant:
ES/R001081/1
Publisher:
Elsevier
Journal:
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Volume:
57
Pages:
90-98
Publication date:
2018-11-10
Acceptance date:
2018-11-06
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1873-6890
ISSN:
0261-3794
Language:
English
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uuid:91ddd9dc-f388-43b4-922d-b8ccffcfc129
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942411
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2019-04-10

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