Is the coexistence of Catalan and Spanish possible in Catalonia?

  title={Is the coexistence of Catalan and Spanish possible in Catalonia?},
  author={L. Seoane and Xaqu{\'i}n Loredo and Henrique Monteagudo and J. Mira},
  journal={Palgrave Communications},
  • L. Seoane, Xaquín Loredo, +1 author J. Mira
  • Published 2019
  • Sociology, Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science
  • Palgrave Communications
  • We study the stability of Catalan and Spanish coexistence in Catalonia, a key political and economic European region. Recent, abundant empirical data of language use is analyzed within an analytic model of population dynamics. This model contemplates the possibilities of both long-term language coexistence and decline. The data needs to be interpreted under different circumstances. The most likely scenario, we find, is a sustained coexistence. Extreme cases still lead to the decline of one of… CONTINUE READING


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