Brexit, it is claimed, has widened an intergenerational divide. Baby boomers voted for Brexit, while millennials remained silent. This argument remains although youth turnout in the Brexit referendum was, in fact, relatively close to the UK national average. Focusing on a generational divide suits a simplistic oppositional narrative that has pervaded many Brexit debates, yet […]
About Matthew Donoghue and Mikko Kuisma
Matthew Donoghue is Departmental Lecturer in Comparative Social Policy at the University of Oxford. His current work has focuses on the political economy of social cohesion, social citizenship and socio-economic resilience. Mikko Kuisma is Research Fellow in Comparative Public Policy at the University of Tübingen. Before joining Tübingen in 2017, he worked at Oxford Brookes University, European University Institute in Florence, Aberystwyth University and the University of Birmingham.