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The Cambridge Handbook of Linguistic Code-switching

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Barbara E. Bullock, Almeida Jacqueline Toribio, Marianne Gullberg, Peter Indefrey, Pieter Muysken, Mark Sebba, Jeanine Treffers-Daller, Ad Backus, Margreet Dorleijn, Penelope Gardner-Chloros, Joseph Gafaranga, Jacomine Nortier, Ghada Khattab, Brian Hok-Shing Chan, Natascha Müller, Katja Francesca Cantone, David Quinto-Pozos, Adele W. Miccio, Carol Scheffner Hammer, Bárbara Rodríguez, Agnes Bolonyai, Longxing Wei, Marta Kutas, Eva Moreno, Nicole Wicha, Jeff MacSwan, Carol Myers-Scotton, Janice Jake
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  • Date Published: May 2012
  • availability: In stock
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781107605411

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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.

    • Wide-ranging, addresses code-switching from a diversity of perspectives through a broad range of language pairings
    • Written by leading experts and accessible to a broad audience, including advanced undergraduates and graduate students
    • Innovative, including chapters on digital code-switching, sign-language and the neurological mechanism responsible for switching
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    Reviews & endorsements

    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

    'Decades of questioning scientists about why they wrote what they did has given Frankel a thorough grasp of the technical issues. The work is the distillation of a lifetime's research that, because of the unique engagement of the author with the authors of his sources, will never be superceded … Every historian of 20th century Earth science will need these volumes close at hand; there is no substitute. Every scientist and educator seeking the stories behind the story of the changing face of the earth will need them as well, none more than those who think they already know the story.'

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    Product details

    • Date Published: May 2012
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781107605411
    • length: 436 pages
    • dimensions: 247 x 174 x 20 mm
    • weight: 0.85kg
    • contains: 9 b/w illus.
    • availability: In stock
  • Table of Contents

    1. Themes in the study of code-switching Barbara E. Bullock and Almeida Jacqueline Toribio
    Part I. Conceptual and Methodological Considerations in Code-switching Research:
    2. Research techniques for the study of code-switching Marianne Gullberg, Peter Indefrey and Pieter Muysken
    3. On the notions of congruence and convergence in code-switching Mark Sebba
    4. Code-switching and transfer: an exploration of similarities and differences Jeanine Treffers-Daller
    5. Loan translations versus code-switching Ad Backus and Margreet Dorleijn
    Part II. Social Aspects of Code-switching:
    6. Sociolinguistic factors in code-switching Penelope Gardner-Chloros
    7. The Conversation Analytic model of code-switching Joseph Gafaranga
    8. Code-switching and the internet Margreet Dorleijn and Jacomine Nortier
    9. Phonetic accommodation in children's code-switching Ghada Khattab
    Part III. The Structural Implications of Code-switching:
    10. Phonetic reflexes of code-switching Barbara E. Bullock
    11. Code-switching between typologically distinct languages Brian Hok-Shing Chan
    12. Language mixing in bilingual children: code-switching? Natascha Müller and Katja Francesca Cantone
    13. Code-switching between sign languages David Quinto-Pozos
    Part IV. Psycholinguistics and Code-switching:
    14. Code-switching and language disorders in bilingual children Adele W. Miccio, Carol Scheffner Hammer and Bárbara Rodríguez
    15. Code-switching, imperfect acquisition, and attrition Agnes Bolonyai
    16. Code-switching and the bilingual mental lexicon Longxing Wei
    17. Code-switching and the brain Marta Kutas, Eva Moreno and Nicole Wicha
    Part V. Formal Models of Code-switching:
    18. Generative approaches to code-switching Jeff MacSwan
    19. A universal model of code-switching and bilingual language processing and production Carol Myers-Scotton and Janice Jake.

  • Editors

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

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

    Contributors

    Barbara E. Bullock, Almeida Jacqueline Toribio, Marianne Gullberg, Peter Indefrey, Pieter Muysken, Mark Sebba, Jeanine Treffers-Daller, Ad Backus, Margreet Dorleijn, Penelope Gardner-Chloros, Joseph Gafaranga, Jacomine Nortier, Ghada Khattab, Brian Hok-Shing Chan, Natascha Müller, Katja Francesca Cantone, David Quinto-Pozos, Adele W. Miccio, Carol Scheffner Hammer, Bárbara Rodríguez, Agnes Bolonyai, Longxing Wei, Marta Kutas, Eva Moreno, Nicole Wicha, Jeff MacSwan, Carol Myers-Scotton, Janice Jake

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