The Cambridge Handbook of Linguistic Code-switching

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Code-switching - the alternating use of two languages in the same stretch of discourse by a bilingual speaker - is a dominant topic in the study of bilingualism and a phenomenon that generates a great deal of pointed discussion in the public domain. This handbook provides the most comprehensive guide to this bilingual phenomenon to date. Drawing on empirical data from a wide range of language pairings, the leading researchers in the study of bilingualism examine the linguistic, social, and cognitive implications of code-switching in up-to-date and accessible survey chapters. The Cambridge Handbook of Linguistic Code-switching will serve as a vital resource for advanced undergraduate and graduate students, as a wide ranging overview for linguists, psychologists and speech scientists, and as an informative guide for educators interested in bilingual speech practices.
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Reviews of the hardback: '… reads like an international who's who of the field. It covers all important dimensions of code-switching, all the main theoretical frameworks, and representatives of all the major 'schools'…' Michael Clyne, University of Melbourne

'This outstanding volume brings together surveys of the major theoretical and methodological approaches to code-switching by leading scholars of sociolinguistics, psycholinguistics and neurolinguistics. … will immediately become an essential resource and stimulus for further work by students and established scholars alike.' Carol W. Pfaff, Freie Universität Berlin

'… well-written … the breadth of topics … makes this volume an essential resource …' The Linguist List

'… a most welcome addition to the CS literature.' Language

'… The Cambridge Handbook of Linguistic Code-switching succeeds in offering a little something for everyone … whether the reader coming to the text works in linguistics, applied linguistics, or education research, and whether s/he reads a chapter, a section, a cross-section, or cover-to-cover, this edited collection offers new insights – and new quagmires – for students and researchers interested in the phenomenon of code-switching. Tout compte fait, a worthwhile read.' Canadian Journal of Applied Linguistics

'On the whole, most of the material is reasonably clear, it is authoritatively presented, and it is packed with plenty of fascinating data, so it will undoubtedly offer an important resource that will be highly appreciated by researchers and students alike.' Journal of Sociolinguistics

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Meet the Author

Barbara E. Bullock is Professor of Linguistics and French in the Department of French and Francophone Studies at Pennsylvania State University.

Almeida Jacqueline Toribio is Professor of Linguistics and Spanish Linguistics in the Department of Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese at Pennsylvania State University.

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Table of Contents

1 Themes in the study of code-switching Barbara E. Bullock Bullock, Barbara E. Almeida Jacqueline Toribio Toribio, Almeida Jacqueline 1

2 Research techniques for the study of code-switching Marianne Gullberg Gullberg, Marianne Peter Indefrey Indefrey, Peter Pieter Muysken Muysken, Pieter 21

3 On the notions of congruence and convergence in code-switching Mark Sebba Sebba, Mark 40

4 Code-switching and transfer: an exploration of similarities and differences Jeanine Treffers-Daller Treffers-Daller, Jeanine 58

5 Loan translations versus code-switching Ad Backus Backus, Ad Margreet Dorleijn Dorleijn, Margreet 75

6 Sociolinguistic factors in code-switching Penelope Gardner-Chloros Gardner-Chloros, Penelope 97

7 The Conversation Analytic model of code-switching Joseph Gafaranga Gafaranga, Joseph 114

8 Code-switching and the internet Margreet Dorleijn Dorleijn, Margreet Jacomine Nortier Nortier, Jacomine 127

9 Phonetic accommodation in children's code-switching Ghada Khattab Khattab, Ghada 142

10 Phonetic reflexes of code-switching Barbara E. Bullock Bullock, Barbara E. 163

11 Code-switching between typologically distinct languages Brian Hok-Shing Chan Chan, Brian Hok-Shing 182

12 Language mixing in bilingual children: code-switching? Natascha Muller Muller, Natascha Katja Francesca Cantons Cantons, Katja Francesca 199

13 Code-switching between sign languages David Quinto-Pozos Quinto-Pozos, David 221

14 Code-switching and language disorders in bilingual children Adele W. Miccio Miccio, Adele W. Carol Scheffner Hammer Hammer, Carol Scheffner Barbara Rodriguez Rodriguez, Barbara 241

15 Code-switching, imperfect acquisition, and attrition Agnes BolonyaiBolonyai, Agnes 253

16 Code-switching and the bilingual mental lexicon Longxing Wei Wei, Longxing 270

17 Code-switching and the brain Marta Kutas Kutas, Marta Eva Moreno Moreno, Eva Nicole Wicha Wicha, Nicole 289

18 Generative approaches to code-switching Jeff MacSwan MacSwan, Jeff 309

19 A universal model of code-switching and bilingual language processing and production Carol Myers-Scotton Myers-Scotton, Carol Janice Jake Jake, Janice 336

References 358

Index of subjects 426

Index of languages 421

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