Project

A sociolinguistic ethnographic study of the activation of migrant job seekers in Flanders

Duration
01 January 2017 → 31 December 2020
Funding
Research Foundation - Flanders (FWO)
Research disciplines
  • Humanities
    • Discourse analysis
    • Sociolinguistics
Keywords
language activation
 
Project description

This project investigates how policy makers’ investments in improving linguistic competences in order to increase employment rates among immigrants are put into practice. The project proposes a sociolinguistic ethnographic analysis of the role of language in the different stages of the activation trajectories that immigrant job seekers are inserted in in Flanders.