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作者 Extra, Guus
書名 Language Testing, Migration and Citizenship : Cross-National Perspectives on Integration Regimes
出版項 London : Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, 2011
國際標準書號 9781441188144 (electronic bk.)
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版本 1st ed
說明 1 online resource (279 pages)
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系列 Advances in Sociolinguistics Ser
Advances in Sociolinguistics Ser
附註 Intro -- Contents -- Acknowledgements -- Notes on contributors -- INTRODUCTION -- 1 Testing regimes for newcomers -- PART I: CASE STUDIES IN EUROPE -- 2 The politics of language and citizenship in the Baltic context -- 3 Language, migration and citizenship in Sweden: still a test-free zone -- 4 Inventing English as convenient fiction: language testing regimes in the United Kingdom -- 5 Language, migration and citizenship in Germany: discourses on integration and belonging -- 6 One nation, two policies: language requirements for citizenship and integration in Belgium -- 7 Testing regimes for newcomers to the Netherlands -- 8 Regimenting language, mobility and citizenship in Luxembourg -- 9 Spanish language ideologies in managing immigration and citizenship -- PART II: CASE STUDIES ABROAD -- 10 The language barrier between immigration and citizenship in the United States -- 11 Canada: a multicultural mosaic -- 12 The spectre of the Dictation Test: language testing for immigration and citizenship in Australia -- 13 Citizenship, language and nationality in Israel -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- X -- Y -- Z
What is required to achieve civic integration and citizenship in nation states across the world?  Should language testing be a part of it? This book addresses the urgent need to develop a fuller conceptual and theoretical basis for language testing than is currently available, to enable widespread discussion of this theme and the concomitant linguistic and cultural requirements. The policy proposals for civic integration have so far been conducted almost entirely at a national level, and with little regard for the experiences of a countries with long traditions of migration, such as the USA, Canada, the UK or Australia.  At the same time, EU enlargment and the ongoing rise in the rate of migration into and across Europe suggest that these issues will continue to grow in importance. This book raises the level of discussion to take account of international developments and to promote a more coherent and soundly based debate.  It will appeal to researchers and academics working in sociolinguistics and language education, as well as those working on language policy. Â
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
鏈接 Print version: Extra, Guus Language Testing, Migration and Citizenship : Cross-National Perspectives on Integration Regimes London : Bloomsbury Publishing Plc,c2011 9781441185464
主題 Citizenship
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Alt Author Spotti, Massimiliano
Van Avermaet, Piet
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