The Challenges Of Discrimination In Comparative Sociolinguistics And Ethnic Enclaves

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For my particular project, I will rely heavily on peer-reviewed secondary research by scholars in the field of anthropology / sociology who have undertaken similar studies across the nation, but also my own gathered data from on-site personal interviews. My secondary research strategy is comprised of searching through academic publisher sites for relevant, peer-reviewed, and valid scholarly articles. My methodological approach will begin by addressing secondary research on topics of ethnic enclaves, ESL, language disparities / discrimination, daily rounds, and comparative sociolinguistics. This research will lend a practical understanding of the ‘day-to-day’ (“daily round”) in an ESL speaker’s life. Furthermore, it will aid in my formulation …show more content…
Whereby I have the appropriate amount of research on comparative sociolinguistics and ethnic enclaves, I can then look into the discrimination these individuals face, most commonly by native English speakers (especially in those with agency), and how they are controlled or ostracized in common areas such as in law offices or while maneuvering the grocery …show more content…
As for factuality, these methods of literature research and personal interviews are suitable as they not only in-depth and on-site methods of data gathering, but they also will provide the specific statements of those directly and in-directly involved. My interviews are meant to be conducted in a way to gather the impressions and opinions of the ESL tutors as framework, to which I will then apply in the casual interviews of those directly affected (members of the ethnic enclaves) by the linguistic discriminations during their daily rounds. Furthermore, considerations as to the ethical implications of my interview process and focus relies heavily on further advice from my ANSO

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