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Moving home. The emotional politics of Brexit. / Angharad Closs Stephens

Eurozine

Swansea University Author: Angharad, Closs Stephens

Abstract

Apposite though the ‘heroic failure’ analysis is, the politics of self-pity is not limited to Brexit. Writing from Wales, Angharad Closs Stephens asks whether peripheral national movements also share something of this sense of woundedness. At the emotional level, the boundaries between progressive a...

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Published in: Eurozine
Published: Eurozine 2019
Online Access: https://www.eurozine.com/moving-home/
URI: https://cronfa.swan.ac.uk/Record/cronfa52076
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Abstract: Apposite though the ‘heroic failure’ analysis is, the politics of self-pity is not limited to Brexit. Writing from Wales, Angharad Closs Stephens asks whether peripheral national movements also share something of this sense of woundedness. At the emotional level, the boundaries between progressive and reactionary politics are less clear cut than we may like to think.
Keywords: Brexit. Nationalism. Wales. Social movements. UK
College: College of Science