Codeswitching Worldwide. [I]

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Rodolfo Jacobson
Walter de Gruyter, Jan 1, 1998 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 273 pages
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Contents

Introduction
1
Section 1 General issues and new frontiers
13
What a difference
15
An unequal partnership?
25
An attempt at Contrastive Codeswitching research
51
Section 2 Language norms and models and how to describe them
77
Taxonomic or functional models in the description of codeswitching? Evidence from Mandinka and Wolof in African contact situations
79
Structural uniformities vs community differences in codeswitching
91
Section 3 Patterns and styles in codeswitching
151
Banana split? Variations in language choice and codeswitching patterns of two groups of Britishborn Chinese in Tyneside
153
Turkish German codeswitching patterns
177
Genetics and language shift
199
Is genetic connection relevant in codeswitching? Evidence from South Asian languages
201
Codeswitching as an indicator for language shift? Evidence from Sardinian Italian bilingualism
221
Bibliography
249
Index
263

Meaning and form in codeswitching
109
Evidence from Mexico Spain and Bulgaria
125

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Rodolfo Jacobson obtained degrees from the University of Panama and the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. He held professorial appointments at Cortland's State University of New York College and at The University of Texas at San Antonio from which he retired in 1986 with the rank of Emeritus. He was Visiting Professor at Universiti Putra Malaysia, Serdang, Malaysia.

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