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The anxiety of political uncertainty: insights from the Brexit vote

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Anxiety is driven by cognitive uncertainty, and large political events can change levels of uncertainty in a nation’s population, including among individuals in migrant groups. This article explores the association between the Brexit vote and the relative anxiety levels of various sectors of the UK population: the UK born, EU migrants, and non-EU migrants. Self-reported high anxiety levels among these population groups six months before and after the referendum suggest differences in social a...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1177/00027162211058389

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Economics
Research group:
Blavatnik School of Government
Oxford college:
Harris Manchester College
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
SAME
Research group:
COMPAS
Oxford college:
Kellogg College
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0003-0578-4775
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Journal:
The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science More from this journal
Volume:
697
Issue:
1
Pages:
81-98
Publication date:
2021-09-01
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EISSN:
1552-3349
ISSN:
0002-7162
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1230210
Local pid:
pubs:1230210
Deposit date:
2023-01-09

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