Code-switching Between Structural and Sociolinguistic Perspectives

Code-switching Between Structural and Sociolinguistic Perspectives


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ISBN-13: 9783110343540
Publisher: De Gruyter
Publication date: 01/19/2015
Series: linguae & litterae Series , #43
Pages: 328
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.06(h) x 0.03(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Gerald Stell, University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago; Kofi Yakpo, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements vii

Elusive or self-evident? Looking for common ground in approaches to code-switching Gerald Stell Kofi Yakpo 1

Part 1 Code-switching between cognition and socio-pragmatics

A usage-based approach to code-switching: The need for reconciling structure and function Ad Backus 19

A psycholinguistic perspective on code-switching: Lexical, structural, and socio-interactive processes Gerrit Jan Kootstra 39

How do Welsh-English bilinguals deal with conflict? Adjective-noun order resolution Maria Carmen Parafita Couto Margaret Deuchar Marika Fusser 65

Combining the Markedness Model and the Matrix Language Frame Model in Analysing Bilingual Speech Evershed Kwasi Amuzu 85

Part 2 Multilingual interaction and social identity

Towards an integrated approach to structural and conversational code-switching through macrosociolinguistic factors Gerald Stell 117

Code-switching: Between identity and exclusion Eric A. Anchimbe 139

Styling bilinguals: Analyzing structurally distinctive code-switching styles in Hong Kong Katherine Hoi Ying Chen 163

The role of discursive information in analyzing multilingual practices Bettina Migge 185

Creole/Superstrate code-switching: Structure and consequences Adam Blaxter Paliwala 207

Part 3 Code-switching and social structure

Multilingual speakers in a West-African contact zone: An integrated approach to contact-induced language change Klaus Beyer 237

Code-switching and social change: Convergent language mixing in a multilingual society Kofi Yakpo 259

Typological and social factors influencing a new mixed language, Light Warlpiri Carmel O'Shannessy 289

Continua of language contact Sabine Ehrhart 305

Index 317

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