Abstract

This paper examines the institutional assumption of literacy that underpins Canadian immigration policy and adult literacy policy. My analysis focuses on how adult immigrants are positioned in policy contexts and what gaps or contradictions exist between the reality and policy discourses.

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Immigration, Literacy, and Adult Education: The Policy Context

This paper examines the institutional assumption of literacy that underpins Canadian immigration policy and adult literacy policy. My analysis focuses on how adult immigrants are positioned in policy contexts and what gaps or contradictions exist between the reality and policy discourses.