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Brexit May 1940

Steven Fielding, Bill Schwarz, and Richard Toye

in The Churchill Myths

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198851967
eISBN:
9780191890086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198851967.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

The chapter explores the trajectories of the Churchill myths in the UK, from 1940 to the time of Brexit, unearthing the how the past (May 1940) exists in the historical present. It reviews how the ... More


The oratory of Boris Johnson

Katharine Dommett

in Conservative Orators from Baldwin to Cameron

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719097249
eISBN:
9781781708361
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097249.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Boris Johnson has deftly used a combination of intellect, scandal and wit to boost his own status and normalise his views. In so doing his exhibitionist, outsider persona has greatly advanced the ... More


The Conservative ‘Territorial Code’ under Strain

Richard Hayton

in Ruth Davidson's Conservatives: The Scottish Tory Party, 2011-19

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474455626
eISBN:
9781474491181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474455626.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter argues that since returning to power at Westminster in 2010, Conservative statecraft has broadly followed Jim Bulpitt’s ‘territorial code’ schema. However, it also suggests this has come ... More


The Negotiations

Emily Jones

in The Law & Politics of Brexit: Volume II: The Withdrawal Agreement

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780198848356
eISBN:
9780191882883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198848356.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, EU Law

This chapter analyses the politics of the Brexit negotiations and shows how the UK government’s failure to manage the fraught domestic politics posed a major constraint and challenge to the ... More


Constructing a Nostalgic Narrative

Edoardo Campanella and Marta Dassù

in Anglo Nostalgia: The Politics of Emotion in a Fractured West

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190068936
eISBN:
9780190099619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190068936.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter reconstructs the nostalgic national myth created by Brexiteers during the EU Referendum campaign. Myths, which by definition are a mix of truth and lies, are not descriptions of things, ... More


Onwards and Upwards

Alex Brummer

in The Great British Reboot: How the UK Can Thrive in a Turbulent World

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780300243499
eISBN:
9780300252514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300243499.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This chapter recounts how Britain voted to leave the EU in June 2016, in which very few people envisaged the long timescale involved in navigating its departure. It cites the paralysis of national ... More


Rejection, Revision, and Approval of the Withdrawal Package

Michael Dougan

in The UK's Withdrawal from the EU: A Legal Analysis

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780198833475
eISBN:
9780191871924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198833475.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, EU Law

This chapter explores the process by which the UK Government led by Theresa May sought but ultimately failed to secure parliamentary approval for its proposed Withdrawal Package in accordance with ... More


The Foreign Policy of Nostalgia

Edoardo Campanella and Marta Dassù

in Anglo Nostalgia: The Politics of Emotion in a Fractured West

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190068936
eISBN:
9780190099619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190068936.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The politics of nostalgia worked its magic in the context of the Brexit referendum, where a single Yes or No vote was needed to make a difference, but it was hardly enough to manage the ... More


The Brexit Elections, 2017–19

David Denver and Mark Garnett

in British General Elections Since 1964: Diversity, Dealignment, and Disillusion

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780198844952
eISBN:
9780191880322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198844952.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The years immediately after the 2015 general election were dominated by another vote, held in 2016. In 2013, the electoral challenge from UKIP had forced David Cameron to promise an in–out referendum ... More


Electing a Leader

Rodney Brazier

in Choosing a Prime Minister: The Transfer of Power in Britain

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780198859291
eISBN:
9780191891731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198859291.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

A person normally becomes Prime Minister either after winning a General Election, or after the Government party has elected a new leader to succeed a Prime Minister. Leadership of one of the main ... More


Scoop: The Challenge of Foreign Correspondence

John Maxwell Hamilton and Heidi Tworek

in Journalism and Truth in an Age of Social Media

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190900250
eISBN:
9780190900298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190900250.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

The state of foreign reporting today is paradoxical. New technology makes some aspects of foreign reporting faster and easier; it has also raised old problems of trust and the high cost of foreign ... More


2020—Going Viral

Jussi M. Hanhimäki

in Pax Transatlantica: America and Europe in the Post-Cold War Era

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780190922160
eISBN:
9780197516690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190922160.003.0006
Subject:
History, Political History, World Modern History

The rapid spread of Covid-19 transformed lives all across the world, causing restrictions on individual liberties and cross-border movements. Transatlantic travel came to a virtual halt in the spring ... More


Politics and Populists

Jussi M. Hanhimäki

in Pax Transatlantica: America and Europe in the Post-Cold War Era

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780190922160
eISBN:
9780197516690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190922160.003.0005
Subject:
History, Political History, World Modern History

Chapter 4 examines the transatlantic political space, with special attention to the rise of populism. Particularly since 2016, analysts have been obsessed with the dawn of a new era of post-truth ... More


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