This Handbook answers a long-standing need for an up-to-date, comprehensive, international, in-depth critical survey of the history, trajectory, data, results and key figures involved in sociolinguistics. The result is a work of unprecedented coverage and insight. It is all here, from the foundational contributions to the field to the impact of new media, new technologies of communication, globalization, trans-border fluidities and agendas of research.
Chapter 38: Language, Migration and Human Rights
Language, Migration and Human Rights
We begin this chapter with the story of Robert Dziekanski, who arrived in Canada as a new immigrant from Poland in October 2007. The 40-year-old man, who had never flown before in his life, was to be met by his mother, who had ...