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ERIC Number: EJ542925
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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ISSN: ISSN-0143-4632
Code Switching and Language Choice in the Hong Kong Legislative Council.
Yau, Frances Man-siu
Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, v18 n1 p40-53 1997
Investigates the language choice and code switching behavior of the councilors and officials in the Legislative Council of Hong Kong during 1991-95, within the context of the upcoming transfer of sovereignty in 1997 and the challenges to the old political power relationship. Points out that code switching behavior is part of the negotiation process for a new code-norm. (Nine references) (Author/CK)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Hong Kong