The sociology and psychology of xenophobia | openDemocracy

[Thoughtful article on the complexities of white, working class reaction to what has happened to their communities and suggestions as to why a helplessness and blame culture has developed.]

In votes for Brexit, and in Trump, we are hearing an indivisible claim for a national, ethnic, gender and class identity. But the claim emerges not from pride, but from shame.

Source: The sociology and psychology of xenophobia | openDemocracy

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