Title

The non-joiners: Why migrant muslim women aren't accessing english language classes

Document Type

Journal Article

Publisher

National Centre for English Language and Research, Macquarie University

Faculty

Faculty of Community Services, Education and Social Sciences

School

School of Education

RAS ID

1169

Comments

Rida, A., & Milton, M. (2001). The Non-Joiners: Why Migrant Muslim Women Aren't Accessing English Language Classes. Prospect, 16(1), 35-48.

Abstract

Much literature and research has been devoted to the disadvantages faced by migrant women from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds who continue to experience a lower standard of English proficiency (Alcorso 1991; Ruddock 1992; Raynor 1992; McRobbie and Jupp 1992). For non-English speaking background (NESB) migrant Muslim women, the factors of ethnicity and gender may be further compounded by a third dimension associated with religious and cultural barriers to participation

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