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Brexit and the decentred state (2019)
Journal Article
Beech, M. (in press). Brexit and the decentred state. Public policy and administration,

The aim of this article is to examine Brexit through the lens of decentred theory as articulated by Bevir (2013) in A Theory of Governance. Decentered theory regards the British state as neither a monolith (as per modernist social science) nor a myt... Read More

Divided by Values: Jeremy Corbyn, the Labour Party and England's 'North-South Divide' (2019)
Journal Article
Beech, M., & Hickson, K. (in press). Divided by Values: Jeremy Corbyn, the Labour Party and England's 'North-South Divide'. Revue Française de Civilisation Britannique, 24(2),

This article explores the sociocultural divide in England exposed by Brexit. The metaphors of ‘North’ and ‘South’ are used to explain this, where the former is seen as more culturally conservative and the latter as more cosmopolitan. We examine the... Read More

The role of internet intermediaries in tackling terrorism online (2017)
Journal Article
Cohen-Almagor, R. (2017). The role of internet intermediaries in tackling terrorism online. Fordham Law Review, 86(2), 425-453

Many online gatekeepers do not think they have any responsibility for content. Furthermore, permissive online gatekeepers not only allow speech, they facilitate it. They provide platforms and connect speakers with many other people, sometimes anonymo... Read More