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Codeswitching Worldwide : Trends in Linguistics - Rodolfo Jacobson

Codeswitching Worldwide

Trends in Linguistics

By: Rodolfo Jacobson (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 1997
ISBN: 9783110151510
Number Of Pages: 273
For Ages: 22+ years old

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This volume on codeswitching contains analyses by several international scholars dealing with language mixtures in 11 different settings. The authors address a number of issues such as: codeswitching as an index of language shift; language alteration; models of descriptions; and units of analysis.

Introductionp. 1
Codeswitching, codemixing, and code alternation: What a differencep. 15
Codeswitching: An unequal partnership?p. 25
Conveying a broader message through bilingual discourse: An attempt at Contrastive Codeswitching researchp. 51
Taxonomic or functional models in the description of codeswitching? Evidence from Mandinka and Wolof in African contact situationsp. 79
Structural uniformities vs. community differences in codeswitchingp. 91
Meaning and form in code-switchingp. 109
The relationship between form and function in written national language-English codeswitching: Evidence from Mexico, Spain and Bulgariap. 125
Banana split? Variations in language choice and code-switching patterns of two groups of British-born Chinese in Tynesidep. 153
Variability in code-switching styles: Turkish-German code-switching patternsp. 177
Is genetic connection relevant in code-switching? Evidence from South Asian languagesp. 201
Codeswitching as an indicator for language shift? Evidence from Sardinian - Italian bilingualismp. 221
Bibliographyp. 249
Indexp. 263
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ISBN: 9783110151510
ISBN-10: 3110151510
Series: Trends in Linguistics
Audience: General
For Ages: 22+ years old
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 273
Published: 1997
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 1.75
Weight (kg): 0.56