Blue-collar workplace communicative practices: a case study in construction sites in Qatar

@article{Theodoropoulou2019BluecollarWC,
  title={Blue-collar workplace communicative practices: a case study in construction sites in Qatar},
  author={Irene Theodoropoulou},
  journal={Language Policy},
  year={2019},
  pages={1-25}
}
AbstractThe aim of this paper is to contribute to the understanding of the role of language in multilingual blue-collar workplaces by investigating how communication is realized in construction sites in Qatar. The State of Qatar offers a unique and, hence, very interesting setting for the linguistic investigation of migration-related issues, such as multilingualism (Pietikäinen et al. in Sociolinguistics from the periphery: small languages in new circumstances, Cambridge University Press… 
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