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Policy decisions and the competition for symbolic resources

  • Raymond Breton
Part of the International Studies in Economics and Econometrics book series (ISEE, volume 21)

Abstract

When I was in college, the French-speaking community to which I belonged in Western Canada undertook a campaign to obtain bilingual stamps and governmental checks. Some of us in college thought that the leaders of the community were engaged in a rather silly enterprise; that there were much more important issues to address than bilingual stamps and checks; that indeed the latter were somewhat irrelevant to the well-being of the community.

Keywords

Social Reality Symbolic System Policy Domain Policy Field Symbolic Order 
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