Kellie Gonalves is a post-doctoral fellow at Multiling: Center for Multilingualism in Society across the Lifespan at the University of Oslo, Norway.// Helen Kelly-Holmes is Professor of Applied Languages in the School of Modern Languages and Applied Linguistics at the University of Limerick, Ireland.
Table of Contents Chapter 1 Language, Global Mobilities, and Blue-collar Workers and Workplaces: An Introduction By Kellie Gonalves and Helen Kelly-Holmes Chapter 2 "Jobs for Life"?: Mining Temporalities in a Transforming Arctic Periphery By Sari Pietikinen and Kori Allan Chapter 3 "Tant quils comprennent": mobile workers and the language ideologies of resource extraction By Mireille McLaughlin Chapter 4 Researching language at work in public and hidden domains. Historical time and temporal contextualization By Florian Hiss Chapter 5 Spanish bonnes in 1960s Paris: Occupational narratives from transnational migrants in later life By David Divita Chapter 6 Investigating language use in immigrant businesses: Workplace practices of a Thai massage salon owner in Germany By Stefan K. Serwe Chapter 7 Language Practices through the Lens of the Neoliberal Imaginary in Kurdish-Owned Eating Establishments in Istanbul By Anne Schluter Chapter 8 The policy and institutional discourse of communication ability: The case of (migrant) eldercare workers in Japan By Ruriko Otomo Chapter 9 Evolving private labor markets and the (non-) acquisition of language By Tamah Sherman and Ji Homol Chapter 10 Physical work, customer service or teamwork? Language requirements for seasonal cleaning work in the booming Arctic tourism industry By Maiju Strmmer Chapter 11 "The Filipinos, they can do it" - Migrant workers in a multilingual water manufacturing company in Saipan By Dominique B. Hess Chapter 12 Blue-collar work and multilingualism: Cest tough By Alastair Pennycook