Day in day out, we as scholars use academic guidelines like the APA referencing style. This form of standardization is broadly accepted by the academic world. But did you ever think about the system of standardization itself?
The DIY philosophy the state promotes for those who want to integrate in Dutch society has resulted in a 50% decrease in those who pass the exams in the regular timeframe. What has the policy's role been in this?
Refugees pay for their escape from their motherland, in different ways, and in the worst case with their life. Governments pay for border control and legislations in 'collaboration' with transit states. But who is paying the highest price?
Emoji are becoming an increasingly important part of people's repertoires for online text-based meaning making. From their history towards the possibility of a language policy, this article diggs into the characters that are so frequently used.