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Contemporary British identity : English language, migrants, and public discourse / Christina Julios.

Author/Creator:
Julios, Christina.
Publication:
Aldershot, Hants, England ; Burlington, Vt. : Ashgate, c2008.
Series:
Studies in migration and diaspora
Format/Description:
Book
viii, 198 p. ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
National characteristics, British -- History -- 20th century.
Group identity -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
Multiculturalism -- Great Britain.
Ethnology -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
Great Britain -- Civilization -- 20th century.
British -- Ethnic identity.
Contents:
Introduction
English language colonisation, de-colonisation, and globalisation
Ethnic linguistic minorities
1900s-1950s: a discourse of laissez-faire, preserving the status quo
1960s-1980s: a discourse of multiculturalism, living with difference
1990s-2000s: a discourse of integration, sharing common values
Contemporary British identity, over a hundred years in the making.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 163-192) and index.
ISBN:
9780754671589 (alk. paper)
0754671585 (alk. paper)
OCLC:
162507272
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