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Identity, Insecurity & Image
by Dennis Ager
This book is about the relationship between language and the society that uses it. It specifically aims to discover what drives the French to concentrate so much on language, on what characterises their approach, and on the explanations for the policies governments pursue. It concludes that three motives have been and are important: insecurity, identity and image creation. ...more
Published March 8th 1999 by Multilingual Matters Limited
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