Break-point for Brexit?
This article argues that the Grassroots Out Breaking Point poster was the crystallisation of a moral panic narrative framed around negative stereotypes of foreigners that had echoes of similarly racialized moral panics of the 1960s and 1970s. The poster sought to conflate European Union economic migrants with refugees and immigrants generally - portraying all of these disparate groups as one and the same, namely an invasive threat to the UK's economy, culture and security.
|Publication Date||Jul 4, 2016|
|Publisher||Bournemouth University. Centre for the Study of Journalism, Culture and Community|
|Book Title||EU referendum analysis 2016: media, voters and the campaign: early reflections from leading UK academics|
|Institution Citation||MORRISON, J. 2016. Break-point for Brexit? How UKIP's image of 'hate' set race discourse reeling back decades. In Jackson, D., Thorsen, E. and Wring, D. (eds.) EU referendum analysis 2016: media, voters and the campaign: early reflections from leading UK academics. Poole: Bournemouth University, centre for the study of journalism, culture and community [online], pages 66-67. Available from: http://bit.ly/EUReferen...on-Thorsen-and-Wring_v1|
|Keywords||Migrants; Immigrants; Refugees; Poster; Moral panic; Crisis; UKIP; Farage; Security; Racist|
|Publisher URL||http://bit.ly/EUReferen...on-Thorsen-and-Wring_v1 ; http://www.referenduman...e-discourse-reeling-bac|
MORRISON 2016 Break-point for Brexit
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