The Basque Language in the Basque Autonomous Community (BAC)

Irujo, Xabier
; Urrutia, Íñigo

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Donostia-San Sebastián

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This work analyzes the legal framework of the Basque language in the Autonomous Community of the Basque Country.First of all,it analyzes the official status of the Basque and Spanish languages in view of the jurisprudence of the Spanish Constitutional Court affected that has the scope and margins of the dual official status of languages in the Basque Autonomous Community.After that,it extends on the legal regime of languages in some social sectors (Public Bodies, Education system,media,the commercial use of languages,?).Regarding the experience of the last 30 years of language policy,this work also tries to identify the weaknesses of the dual official status of languages,and contains some reflections about the early future challenges.
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