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Language and Education for Returnees

  1. Ryuko Kubota

Published Online: 5 NOV 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781405198431.wbeal0652

The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics

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Kubota, R. 2012. Language and Education for Returnees. The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics. .

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  1. Published Online: 5 NOV 2012


“Returnees” refers to individuals who return to their homeland after sojourning in another country due to displacement caused by war, conflict, natural disaster, economic migration, overseas business assignment, international marriage, child adoption, or education abroad.


  • diaspora;
  • identity;
  • immigration and emigration