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Jolyon HOWORTH, Vivien SCHMIDT

Brexit: What Happened? What is Going to Happen? Politique étrangère, Vol. 81, No. 4, Winter 2016-2017

The Brexit referendum demonstrated the fundamental reticence of the British to embrace the ethos underpinning the European construction, the powerlessness of politicians to explain it clearly to the public, the particular difficulties of the main political parties involved, as well as the development of a specifically English nationalist sentiment.

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For now, no one can predict what the actual clauses of Brexit will look like. But it could provide the opportunity for a real new deal for European integration.

 

OUTLINE OF THE ARTICLE

The Weight of the Past

Brexit: The Politics

Brexit: Hard or Soft?

Defence and Security Implications

 

Jolyon Howorth is Jean Monnet Professor of European Politics ad hominem and Emeritus Professor of European Studies at the University of Bath.

Vivien Schmidt is Jean Monnet Professor of European Integration and Professor of International Relations and Political Science at Boston University.

Article published in Politique étrangère, Vol. 81, No. 4, Winter 2016-2017.

 

Brexit: What Happened? What is Going to Happen?
Keywords
Brexit European Defense Policy United Kingdom European Union