The UK Challenge to Europeanization

The Persistence of British Euroscepticism

  • Karine Tournier-Sol
  • Chris Gifford

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Introduction: The Structure of British Euroscepticism

    1. Chris Gifford, Karine Tournier-Sol
      Pages 1-14
  3. Nation and National Identity

  4. Party Politics and Euroscepticism

  5. Eurosceptic Civil Society

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 149-149
    2. John FitzGibbon
      Pages 172-188
  6. Eurosceptic Interests?

  7. Back Matter
    Pages 249-259

About this book


This timely contribution pulls no punches and views the UK as institutionally Eurosceptic across politics and society, from the press to defence. It represents a rich and original contribution to the emerging field of Eurosceptic studies, and a key contribution to this important issue.


Euroscepticism Europeanisation European integration UK Britain Brexit referendum desegregation Euro area European Integration European Union European Union (EU) geopolitics Institution national identity parliament politics Referendum

Editors and affiliations

  • Karine Tournier-Sol
    • 1
  • Chris Gifford
    • 2
  1. 1.University of ToulonFrance
  2. 2.Department of Behavioural and Social SciencesUniversity of HuddersfieldUK

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