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Work realities: Migrants preparing for the experience of work

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dc.contributor.author Cooke, David
dc.contributor.author Brown, T. Pascal
dc.date.accessioned 2012-08-22T22:39:19Z
dc.date.available 2012-08-22T22:39:19Z
dc.date.issued 2006
dc.identifier.issn 1175-2882
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10652/1928
dc.description.abstract Migrants entering cooperative work placements face layers of challenges that become apparent in scrutinizing workplace data. Drawing on authentic voice recordings of two worksites in Auckland, this paper traces three themes of workplaces: the exercise of power; the culture of the workplace; and work relations. It analyses the dynamics of a management meeting as it decides to require greater productivity from its workers. Then it describes the interactions of factory workers, focusing on its collaborative work culture and working relations. The paper derives implications for language education, especially in relation to migrant learners preparing for the workplace. en_NZ
dc.language.iso en en_NZ
dc.publisher New Zealand Association for Cooperative Education en_NZ
dc.relation.uri http://www.apjce.org/files/APJCE_07_2_24_32.pdf en_NZ
dc.subject Work experience en_NZ
dc.subject Authentic texts en_NZ
dc.subject Migrant en_NZ
dc.subject Power en_NZ
dc.subject Work culture en_NZ
dc.subject Work relations en_NZ
dc.subject New Zealand en_NZ
dc.title Work realities: Migrants preparing for the experience of work en_NZ
dc.type Journal Article en_NZ
dc.rights.holder Authors en_NZ
dc.subject.marsden 200303 English as a Second Language en_NZ
dc.identifier.bibliographicCitation Cooke, D., & Brown, T.P. (2006). Work realities: Migrants preparing for the experience of work. Asia-Pacific Journal of Cooperative Education 7(2), 24-32. Available from http://www.apjce.org/files/APJCE_07_2_24_32.pdf en_NZ
unitec.institution York University en_NZ
unitec.institution Unitec Institute of Technology en_NZ
unitec.publication.spage 24 en_NZ
unitec.publication.lpage 32 en_NZ
unitec.publication.volume 7 en_NZ
unitec.publication.title Asia-Pacific Journal of Cooperative Education en_NZ
unitec.peerreviewed yes en_NZ


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