Pre-financial crisis, EU citizens were ‘overlooking’ Europe ignoring it in favour of globalisation, economic flows, and crises of political corruption. Innovative focus group methods allow an analysis of citizens’ reactions, and demonstrate how euroscepticism is a red herring, instead articulating an indifference to and ambivalence about Europe.
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