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A Case of Ambiguity: Unravelling Dichotomies in Quebec Secessionist Discourse

Ronald Rudin

in Contextualizing Secession

Published in print July 2003 | ISBN: 9780199258710
Published online January 2005 | e-ISBN: 9780191601880 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0199258716.003.0010
 A Case of Ambiguity: Unravelling Dichotomies in Quebec Secessionist Discourse

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In order to develop a normative framework in which to understand secessionist demands, authors of varying perspectives have used Quebec as a case study. The author argues that there has been nothing straightforward about discourses on sovereignty in Quebec, which makes this case so attractive to scholars of different viewpoints.

Keywords: Canada; nationalism; Quebec; referendums; secession; sovereignty

Chapter.  6956 words. 

Subjects: Comparative Politics

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