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Garcia, Nuria. 2015. Tensions between cultural and utilitarian dimensions of language: a comparative analysis of ‘multilingual’ education policies in France and Germany. Current Issues in Language Planning 16 (1,2) : 43–59.
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This paper explores why the general concept of modern multilingual education policies in France and Germany fosters the (historically deeply rooted) teaching of ‘useful’ European standard languages over that of minority and migrant languages which are envisioned in purely cultural terms.