Publication details [#67068]

Kraft, Kamilla. 2019. Language policies and linguistic competence: new speakers in the Norwegian construction industry. Language Policy 18 (4) : 573–591.
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Language as a subject
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This paper debates under which conditions migrant workers in the Norwegian construction industry obtain the status as new speakers in the workplace. It contributes to the inquiry of new speakers by providing insights into language management in a workplace dominated by multilingualism, migration, and temporariness.