Publication details [#60523]

Love, Stephanie V. 2015. Language testing, ‘integration’ and subtractive multilingualism in Italy: challenges for adult immigrant second language and literacy education. Current Issues in Language Planning 16 (1,2) : 26–42.
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Language as a subject
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This study reviews macro-level discourses and policies on multilingualism, education and national identity in Italy from is unification to the present immigration context, in which the politicization of adult immigrant L2 language and literacy education impedes the legal and educational results of these students with low formal educational backgrounds.