By John Todd
This e-book offers an available and well timed research of ways the British discourse on Europe has developed during the last 40 years. It makes a speciality of 3 key episodes: the 1975 referendum at the UK’s persisted club of the eu monetary neighborhood; the 1992-3 debates on ratification of the Maastricht Treaty; and the more moderen proto-referendum debates sparked through David Cameron’s Bloomberg speech in January 2013. Using a discourse-analytical strategy, the ebook analyses how political and media voices search to delineate a British experience of self from a Continental different. Importantly, the ebook additionally will pay shut consciousness to the emerging prominence of immigration concerns in the British discourse on Europe.
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