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Anti austerity politics and social media in the UK

10 March 2020

This is a survey that examines the link between following anti austerity organisations on social media and how this affects people's political participation and trust towards elected representatives.

Requirements

  • Follow an 'anti-austerity' page on social media. E.G. University and College Unions, UK Uncut. Any page which is anti-cuts, anti-tuition fee increase, etc.
  • Over the age of 18.

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Ethical approval

This study was approved by the University of Chester department of Social and Political Science in January 2020.

About the researcher

Christopher Robertson is a doctoral researcher in Social and Political Science at the University of Chester.

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