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About Simon Usherwood

Simon Usherwood is Senior Fellow on the ESRC’s “UK in a Changing Europe” programme, working to provide social science insights around the EU referendum. He is also Senior Lecturer in Politics at the University of Surrey.

Articles by Simon Usherwood

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Tom Rowley is editor of oDR.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Fighting the EU referendum online: strategies, frames and successes

Social media campaigning will be crucial to the outcome of the Brexit referendum. New research shows us what in and out groups are saying online.

L’enfer, c’est les autres: othering in Eurosceptic discourse

It is clear that, to survive, the EU needs to meaningfully engage with its sceptics. But is that even possible when public discourse has taken 'the peoples versus the EU', 'us versus them', to an extreme?

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