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ERIC Number: EJ1133132
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017
Pages: 18
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1476-7724
Neoliberal Governmentality and Canadian Migrant Language Training Policies
Haque, Eve
Globalisation, Societies and Education, v15 n1 p96-113 2017
In this paper, I will explore how links between migration, official language proficiency and labour market needs are being forged within the context of an increasing neoliberal agenda for immigration. Specifically, I will examine how the stated need for immigrant labour has made the official language proficiency of newcomers a site of increasing concern and regulation for the Canadian Government. Foucault's notion of governmentality as the conduct of conduct will frame my analysis as I examine how the immigrant language learner is subject not only to institutional processes of management but is also constituted as responsible immigrant language learners in terms of how they self-manage and control their own learning.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Canada
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