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Against the Ethnicisation of Regional Territorial Minorities: Contribution from the Basque Experience in France

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This chapter explains the Basque militant experience's new contribution to thinking about modern societies' cultural future in the context of increased globalisation/pluralisation of cultural values and language use. In the 2000s, opposition to Basque institutional claims is made up by two societies, the Citoyens-en-Adour- Pyrénées Vivre-Ensemble Association and the Lissagaray Circle, to which must be added local elected representatives of traditional national parties such as the Socialist Party or the U.M.P. Richard Irazusta, a member of Abertzaleen Batasuna, stated in October 2004 that the officialisation concept means that the Basque language will benefit from the setting up of a systemized bilingual education aimed at all the school-age population in the Basque Country. It must become the language of "Basque Country Territory", promoted by the "Basque Country 2010" territorial prospect Development Scheme started by the State, and not the language of an ethnic minority or of an officially recognized political attitude.

Keywords: French Basque Country; militant experience; officialisation; regional territorial minorities; Richard Irazusta; systemized bilingual education

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