Globalization is calling for new conceptualizations of belonging within
culturally diverse communities. This book takes Quebec as a case study and
examines how it fosters a sense of belonging through a common citizenship
with French as the key element. As a nation without a state, Quebec is
driven by two distinct imperatives: the need to affirm a robust Francophone
identity within Anglophone North America, and the civic obligation to
accommodate an increasingly diverse range of migrant groups, as well as
demands for recognition by Aboriginal and Anglophone minorities.