The Immigrant Who Voted to Close the Borders: the "Inner Outside" Position of Eurosceptic South Asians in Brexit Britain

Author(s): Anirbaan Banerjee

Type: Research abstract

Department: Department of Sociology

Exhibit no: 37

The paper explores potential reasons why one in every three South Asian-origin immigrants voted to leave the EU in the Brexit referendum.

It explores the hierarchies of immigrant identities that have emerged in British society and why these South Asian Brexiteers identify with a future for Britain with lesser immigrants.