THE (UN)INTENDED CONSEQUENCES OF BILINGUAL EMPLOYMENT POLICIES

@article{Sewell2017THEC,
  title={THE (UN)INTENDED CONSEQUENCES OF BILINGUAL EMPLOYMENT POLICIES},
  author={Abigail A Sewell},
  journal={Du Bois Review: Social Science Research on Race},
  year={2017},
  volume={14},
  pages={117 - 143}
}
  • Abigail A Sewell
  • Published 17 January 2017
  • Political Science
  • Du Bois Review: Social Science Research on Race
Abstract Recent immigration and migration patterns have altered the ethnoracial composition of Alameda County, California. Sociopolitical leaders have struggled to adjust to these changes. In an effort to facilitate limited English speakers’ access to critical municipal services, Oakland—the largest municipal in Alameda County—passed an Equal Access to Services Ordinance on May 8, 2001, which is a groundbreaking language access legislation for the City of Oakland’s public administration. Using… 

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