Alternative Perpectives

French language law: The attempted ruination of France’s linguistic diversity.

French language law: The attempted ruination of France's linguistic diversity.

Gavin Radford - JS French and Spanish

The following is the winning article in the 'Alternative Perspectives' competition for non-law students, kindly sponsored by Arthur Cox.

France is a country with a rich and diverse linguistic landscape. It is the most linguistically varied country in Western Europe with 51% of the population speaking another language in addition to their mother tongue, yet, any attempts at gaining recognition for its many languages and dialects have been stifled by the implementation of several regressive language laws.

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