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This book is a study of the power of language -- the way the words we use both reflect and mold the way we think. In particular, it focuses on the development of the word "liberal" in the United States, as a symbol of the politics of language.
University of Iowa Press
Iowa City, IA
liberalism, American politics, symbolism in politics, political language
Rotunda, Ronald. The Politics of Language: Liberalism as Word and Symbol. Iowa City, IA: University of Iowa Press, 1986. Web.
Copyright reverted to Ronald Rotunda in 2011.