Transnational trajectories of multilingual workers: sociolinguistic approaches to emergent entrepreneurial selves
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A sociolinguistic analysis of transnational SMS practices: non-elite multilingualism, grassroots literacy and social agency among migrant populations in Barcelona Sabaté Dalmau, Maria (John Benjamins Publishing Company, 2012)From the field of the sociolinguistics of globalisation, this article investigates the linguistic features of transnational SMS talk, focusing on the heteroglossic and hybrid multilingual text messaging practices and the ...
Marketing university students as mobile multilingual workers: the emergence of neoliberal lifestylers Sabaté Dalmau, Maria (Taylor & Francis, 2019-10-28)Under the conditions of the globalized new economy, European universities have become profit-making institutions. They envision students as mobile workers-to-be whose employability chances depend on self-enterprising and ...
The Englishisation of higher education in Catalonia: a critical sociolinguistic ethnographic approach to the students' perspectives Sabaté Dalmau, Maria (Taylor & Francis, 2016-03-23)This paper investigates the attitudes towards Englishisation displayed by 30 students enrolled in a Combined Languages degree, including English and another language, in a top-ranked bilingual university in Catalonia, where ...