About the Author
LEIGH OAKES is Reader in French and Linguistics at Queen Mary, University of London, UK. His research explores questions of language and national identity in Quebec, Sweden, France and the European Union. He has written numerous journal articles and is the author of Language and National Identity: Comparing France and Sweden.
JANE WARREN is Honorary Fellow in the School of Languages and Linguistics at the University of Melbourne, Australia. She has published at the juncture of sociolinguistics and cultural studies, in journals such as Culture, Theory and Critique and French Cultural Studies. She is co-author of the forthcoming monograph Language and Human Relations: Styles of Address in Contemporary Language.
Table of ContentsList of Tables and Figures Foreword; G.Bouchard Acknowledgements Introduction PART 1: NEW CHALLENGES From French Canadian to Quebecer Redefining the Quebec Nation Quebec in a Globalising World PART 2: A COMMON LANGUAGE French: A Language for All Quebecers Whose French? Language Attitudes, Linguistic Insecurity and Standardisation PART 3: DIVERSE EXPERIENCES Language, Immigration and Belonging in Quebec Transformations of Anglophone Quebec Linguistic Rights for Aboriginal Nations Conclusion Notes Appendix Bibliography Index