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Immigration and Bureaucratic Control: Language Practices in Public Administration Eva Codó

Immigration and Bureaucratic Control: Language Practices in Public Administration

Eva Codó

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ISBN : 9783110266641
Hardcover
254 pages
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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 immigrationMoreThis 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.