Immigration and Bureaucratic Control: Language Practices in Public Administration (Language, Power and Social Process [LPSP] v. 20)

Immigration and Bureaucratic Control: Language Practices in Public Administration (Language, Power and Social Process [LPSP] v. 20)

By: Eva Codo (author)Paperback

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This original study focuses on how bureaucrats exert multiple forms of control over migrants, and specifically, how they restrict their access to key bureaucratic information. Drawing on a unique corpus of data gathered in a multilingual immigration office in Spain, this book will be welcomed by students and researchers in the fields of sociolinguistics, language and immigration, institutional talk, and multilingualism. Key features: suitable for use in courses on intercultural communication, multilingualism, and sociolinguistics affordable paperback edition for students

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Eva Codo, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain.

Product Details

  • publication date: 18/02/2009
  • ISBN13: 9783110195903
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 254
  • ID: 9783110195903
  • weight: 409
  • ISBN10: 3110195909

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