Review of International Political Economy: Brexit as a Scandal – Gender and Global Trumpism

A gendered analysis both illuminates and complicates dominant explanations of the Brexit vote.

A March 2017 article by Aida Hozic and Jacqui True highlights the neglected gendered dimensions of the Brexit vote.

The article interrogates the agents of Brexit, the intersectional inequalities that have made Brexit conceivable, and its likely impact given the austerity policies and global chains of migrant labour the UK economy depends on.

The authors conclude that critical feminist political economy broadens and globalizes our analysis of international political economy.

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