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

01 January 2017 → 31 December 2020
Research Foundation - Flanders (FWO)
Research disciplines
  • Humanities
    • Discourse analysis
    • Sociolinguistics
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.