ERIC Number: ED179110
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976
Reference Count: 0
La culture politique du Mouvement Quebec Francais [The Political Culture of the "French Quebec Movement"].
This study of the "Mouvement Quebec Francais (MQF)" covers the period from March 1971 through Spring 1974. The fundamental postulate of the study is that if the political culture is internalized by individuals, it is at the same time borne by groups. The study of groups represents, therefore, a good vehicle to reveal the most significant validating systems of Quebec society. The presentation of this study has five parts: (1) the formation and composition of the MQF with emphasis on the significance of the presence within the movement of representatives of labor unions and agriculture; (2) analysis of the situation, specifically of the ideological discourse of the MQF with regard to its position on the French language, bilingualism, and its solution to the problem; (3) an analysis of the organization itself and its objectives with emphasis on its resources, strategies, modes of action, and factors working against its stated objectives; (4) an analysis of the goals which motivate the positions and actions of the MQF, in particular as they are expressed in the concepts of authority, participation, and change; and (5) a general conclusion presenting the results of the study as compared with the hypotheses, an analysis of the MQF's value system and the degree to which variations in its activity might have affected its feelings of competence, power and self-confidence, and suggestions for changes which might increase the influence of the MQF. (AMH)
Descriptors: Bilingualism, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Influences, Culture, Culture Conflict, Ethnicity, Ethnocentrism, French, Language Attitudes, Monolingualism, Organizations (Groups), Political Attitudes, Political Influences, Political Issues, Political Power, Self Actualization, Social Influences, Social Psychology, Sociolinguistics, Values
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Laval Univ., Quebec (Quebec). International Center for Research on Bilingualism.