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Spazi di parola come strumenti di pace e innovazione

Perret-Clermont, Anne-Nelly

In: Dal conflitto al dialogo. Un approccio comunicativo alla mediazione, 2020, p. vii-x

Public access from Sep 1, 2022
Université de Neuchâtel

Social (un-)learning and the legitimization of marginalized knowledge: How a new community of practice tries to ‘kick the grain habit’ in ruminant livestock farming

Vetter, Thomas

In: Journal of Rural Studies, 2020, vol. 79, p. 11-23

This paper presents a qualitative case study analysis of the Pasture-Fed Livestock Association (PFLA), which seeks to ‘kick the grain habit’ in ruminant farming by promoting and certifying purely pasture-fed production systems. Reading through a social learning perspective, the article first traces back how this association has become established as a new and distinct community of practice...

Public access from May 15, 2021
Université de Neuchâtel

Becoming a citizen through marriage: How gender, ethnicity and class shape the nation

Kristol, Anne ; Dahinden, Janine

In: Citzienship Studies, 2020, vol. 24, no. 1, p. 40-56

The role of marriage in accessing membership entitlements has been studied extensively in the context of marriage migration, but it remains under-researched in the literature on citizenship acquisition. This paper explores specific constructions of deservingness vis-à-vis the foreign spouses of citizens and their marriages in the context of facilitated naturalization in Switzerland. Based on an...

Université de Neuchâtel

Revisiting Borders and Boundaries: Exploring Migrant Inclusion and Exclusion from Intersectional Perspectives

Fischer, Carolin ; Achermann, Christin ; Dahinden, Janine

In: Migration Letters, 2020, vol. 17, no. 4, p. 477-485

In recent years, scholarly interest in boundaries and boundary work, on the one hand, and borders and bordering, on the other, has flourished across disciplines. Notwithstanding the close relationship between the two concepts, “borders” and “boundaries” have largely been subject to separate scholarly debates, or sometimes treated as synonymous. These trends point to an important lack of...

Université de Neuchâtel

The Reconfiguration of European Boundaries and Borders: Cross-border Marriages from the Perspective of Spouses in Sri Lanka

Dahinden, Janine ; Moret, Joëlle ; Jashari, Shpresa

In: Migration Letters, 2020, vol. 17, no. 4, p. 511-520

Cross-border marriages between citizens with a migration background and spouses from non-EU countries have been politicised and restricted across Europe. This article simultaneously applies the analytical lenses of bordering and boundary work to this issue and de-centres the perspective by investigating the consequences of these restrictions not on Europe, but on a country of origin – Sri...

Université de Neuchâtel

Die Wissenschaftssprachkomparatistik als Ansatz zur Förderung der akademischen Mehrsprachigkeit: Ein Unterrichtsmodul aus der italienischen DaF-Didaktik

Salzmann, Katharina

In: Bulletin VALS-ASLA, 2019, vol. 109, p. 189-206

As a result of the internationalization of universities, English is increasingly becoming the lingua franca of academic communication. However, limiting all academic discourse to the English language implies a great loss for other language cultures since knowledge and language are inseparably linked. For this reason, it is of great importance to implement appropriate measures in order to...

Université de Neuchâtel

Akademisches Schreiben italophoner Studierender in der fremden Wissenschaftssprache Deutsch. Handlungstheoretische Überlegungen und empirisch basierte Analysen

Carobbio, Gabriella ; Furneri, Valerio

In: Bulletin VALS-ASLA, 2019, vol. 109, p. 171-188

Il presente studio offre un contributo all'indagine della scrittura accademica in lingua tedesca come lingua scientifica straniera. L'obiettivo del lavoro è rilevare alcune delle difficoltà riscontrate da studenti italofoni nella scrittura di tesine in lingua tedesca, con particolare riferimento alle scelte linguistiche operate nella formulazione del sapere scientifico. In una prima parte...