Start Date

28-4-2011 6:00 PM

End Date

28-4-2011 8:30 PM

Description

This study explores the sociolinguistic barriers that Mexican Agricultural Temporary Workers (MATW) experience during their temporary stays in Canada. Following an ethnographic approach, some of the findings were that the sociolinguistic barriers lead to sociolinguistic dependency, increasing and perpetuating human and social inequalities of the MATW.

 
Apr 28th, 6:00 PM Apr 28th, 8:30 PM

Sociolinguistics Barriers: Constructing and Reproducing Temporary Migrants' Social Inequalities

This study explores the sociolinguistic barriers that Mexican Agricultural Temporary Workers (MATW) experience during their temporary stays in Canada. Following an ethnographic approach, some of the findings were that the sociolinguistic barriers lead to sociolinguistic dependency, increasing and perpetuating human and social inequalities of the MATW.