‘Language is Your Dignity’: Migration, Linguistic Capital, and the Experience of Re/De-Valuation

AUTHOR  Silke Zschomler Faculty of Education, Cambridge July 2017   ABSTRACT Using critical hermeneutic phenomenology, this study considers the lived realities of seven adult migrants with diverse migratory trajectories who came to London in order to set up a new life. Drawing on Bourdieu, it explicates their symbolic struggles for value fought out at the … Continue reading ‘Language is Your Dignity’: Migration, Linguistic Capital, and the Experience of Re/De-Valuation