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Title Respecting linguistic diversity in the European Union / edited by Xabier Arzoz
Published Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : J. Benjamins Pub. Co., [2008]
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 269 pages)
Series Studies in world language problems ; v. 2
Studies in world language problems ; v. 2
Contents Linguistic diversity as curse and as by-product / Philippe Van Parijs -- Linguistic diversity in the European Union / Patxi Juaristi, Timothy Reagan and Humphrey Tonkin -- Principles of policy evaluation and their application to multilingualism in the European Union / François Grin -- A one-dimensional diversity? / Peter A. Kraus -- Union citizenship and language rights / Peter Hilpold -- EC law and minority language policy / Niamh Nic Shuibhne -- The protection of linguistic diversity through article 22 of the charter of fundamental rights / Xabier Arzoz -- The protection of linguistic diversity through provisions of the EU charter other than article 22 / Bruno de Witte -- Languages that are official in part of the territory of the member states / Antoni Milian-Massana
Summary After the accession of ten new member-states in 2004, the number of official EU languages increased from eleven to twenty. In 2005, the Council of the European Union decided to expand the existing legal framework for Irish and for other languages, such as Basque, Catalan and Galician, which are official in all or part of the territory of a given member-state. On 1 January 2007 Bulgaria and Romania joined the EU, increasing the number of official EU languages still further. This book addresses the challenge of respecting linguistic diversity within the EU and is intended as an introduction to t
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject European Union.
Language policy -- Europe.
Multilingualism -- Europe.
Form Electronic book
Author Arzoz Santisteban, Xabier.
ISBN 9027291322 (electronic bk.)
9789027291325 (electronic bk.)