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Migration, Multiculturalism and Language Maintenance in Australia

Polish Migration to Melbourne in the 1980s


Beata Leuner

Contents: Migration Movements to Australia – Migration Policies in Australia – Migration and Language Maintenance in Multicultural Australia – Polish Migrants and their Children: Language maintenance theories and factors – Polish Migration to Australia - a historical background and characteristics – Migration and Polish Language Maintenance among the First Generation 1980s Polish Migrants and their Second Generation Children from Endogamous and Exogamous Marriages in Melbourne - an empirical study – Push and Pull Factors to Migrate – Effects on Polish Migrants of Government Policies (Polish and Australian).