Managing multilingualism in the European Union: language policy evaluation for the European Parliament

  title={Managing multilingualism in the European Union: language policy evaluation 
for the European Parliament},
  author={M. Gazzola},
  journal={Language Policy},
  • M. Gazzola
  • Published 2006
  • Political Science
  • Language Policy
One of the important issues raised by the European integration is that of languages and in particular how the EU institutions can cope with language diversity. In this paper, I develop an analysis aimed at assessing the quality of language regimes not in absolute terms, but rather in terms of their consistency with the actors’ goals, which define what we call a ‘scenario’. The paper focuses on the European Parliament as it was confronted with the challenges of enlargement. It compares the… Expand

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