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Judihui oder Schweizuntergang: Mehrsprachigkeit und Vielfalt im sprachenpolitischen Diskurs

Berthele, Raphael

In: D. Thürer & R. Blindenbacher (Eds.), Embracing Differences. Wertschätzung des Andersseins. Zürich - Basel - Genève: Schulthess, pp. 27–38

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Routine workers in an increasingly automated world of work : Evidence from Switzerland

Kurer, Thomas

In:, 2019, vol. 1, no. 2, p. Article: 1.2

This paper explores the distributional consequences of technological change on midskilled routine workers in Switzerland in three steps: (1) The first part studies aggregate trends in the labor market and confirms the pattern of an eroding middle:The disadvantages of technological progress are concentrated on routine workers whose share in the labor force has drastically declined over time. (2)...

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Editorial - Erosion of the Middle Class?

Budowski, Monica ; Schief, Sebastian

In:, 2019, vol. 1, no. 1, p. Article: 1.1

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Changer le travail ou changer la société ? : Les hackers entre conformation à l'ordre social et volonté d'innover

Zufferey, Eric ; Surdez, Muriel (Dir.)

Thèse de doctorat : Université de Fribourg, 2018.

Changing workplace or society? Hackers between compliance with the social order and the will to innovate. This thesis looks at hacking as source of social change, or even subversion of the social order. Hacking involves self-directed learning and remove social barriers between hobbyists, professionals and activists. Therefore, it raises the hope to renew the access to knowledge and the role of...

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Schlussbericht zum Projekt ‚Ergebnisbezogene Evaluation des Französischunterrichts in der 6. Klasse (HarmoS 8) in den sechs Passepartout-Kantonen‘ : durchgeführt von Juni 2015 bis März 2019 am Institut für Mehrsprachigkeit der Universität und der Pädagogischen Hochschule Freiburg im Auftrag der Passepartout-Kantone

Wiedenkeller, Eva ; Lenz, Peter ; Studer, Thomas

In den Kantonen BS und SO sowie in den deutschsprachigen Teilen der Kantone BE, FR und VS wird seit dem Schuljahr 2011/12, im Kanton BL seit dem Schuljahr 2012/13, Französisch als erste Fremdsprache ab der 5. Klasse (Zählung nach HarmoS) nach dem Passepartout-Lehrplan bzw. nach einem gemeinsamen Konzept und mit einem gemeinsamen Lehrmittel unterrichtet. Die Ziele, Inhalte und der Aufbau des...

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Mark-recapture Estimates of Survival in Populations of the Asp Viper, Vipera aspis aspis

Flatt, Thomas ; Dummermuth, Stefan ; Anholt, Bradley R.

In: Journal of Herpetology, 1997, vol. 31, no. 4, p. 558-564

We estimated th eannual survivorship of two populations of the asp viper, Vipera aspis aspis, by recapturing known dult individuals in the field over six and nine years respectively. The snakes at the two study sites in th eJura mountains of northwestern Switzerland were active between mid-March and mid-October. Vispera a. aspis is easily captured by hand, has individually recognizable marks and...

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Does the territoriality principle work in practice? : The principle’s applicability to the Romansh area in the Swiss Canton of Grisons

Grünert, Matthias

In: Methods in Contemporary Linguistics, 2012, p. 463-486

The present paper addresses the question of territoriality with reference to the Swiss minority language Romansh, taking account of the contributions of jurists who were dealing with the legal situation in Switzerland and showing the importance of the principle in the common perception of the national languages of Switzerland. Furthermore, insights from a philosopher, Philippe Van Parijs, who has...

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19. Multilingualism in Switzerland

Grünert, Matthias

In: Manual of Romance Sociolinguistics, 2018, p. 526-548

This chapter deals with the two Romance languages which are officially recognized as minority languages of Switzerland, Romansh and Italian, and with Francoprovençal and French dialects spoken marginally in the francophone area of Switzerland. Romansh, the language that has gained new recognition in the process leading to the quadrilingual Swiss Confederation, is considered in most detail. The...

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Health-related quality of life in migrant preschool children

Puder, Jardena ; Pinto, Ana Margarida ; Bonvin, Antoine ; Bodenman, Patrick ; Munsch, Simone ; Kriemler, Susi ; Marques-Vidal, Pedro

In: BMC Public Health, 2013, vol. 13, no. 384, p. 1–9

Background Minority groups have a lower health-related quality of life (HRQOL), but there is little information if this finding also applies to children. In this study, we compared HRQOL between young children with and without migrant parents. Methods Two cross-sectional studies of culturally diverse preschool populations in Switzerland: Ballabeina (40 preschools, 258 girls and 232 boys aged 4 to...