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Anti austerity politics and social media in the UK

15 June 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.


  • 18+
  • Follow an 'anti-austerity' page on Twitter

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Ethical approval

This study was approved by the University of Chester Department of Social and Political Science ethics committee 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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