From Migrant to Citizen

Testing Language, Testing Culture

  • Christina Slade
  • Martina Möllering

Part of the Language and Globalization book series (LAGL)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xix
  2. Citizenship in Australia: From Empire to Multicultural State and Back

  3. Cross-National Perspectives on Citizenship: A Convergence of Testing Regimes?

  4. Citizenship Tests Under Revision: Philosophical Implications and Popular Attitudes

  5. Back Matter
    Pages 266-279

About this book


In this impressive volume a combination of theorists - linguists, historians and lawyers - address the subject of citizenship testing for language proficiency and 'cultural' knowledge. Discussing themes of identity and cultural belonging, they draw out the implications for Australia and the wider international community.


belonging German identity integration language linguists migration

Editors and affiliations

  • Christina Slade
    • 1
  • Martina Möllering
    • 2
  1. 1.City UniversityLondonUK
  2. 2.Macquarie UniversityAustralia

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