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ERIC Number: EJ597436
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1998
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ISSN: ISSN-1360-6441
Orderly Mixing and Accommodation in South African Codeswitching.
Finlayson, Rosalie; Calteaux, Karen; Myers-Scotton, Carol
Journal of Sociolinguistics, v2 n3 p395-420 Oct 1998
Argues that specific patterns of code switching indicate how language is both an index of identity and a tool of communication in South Africa. Suggests speakers exhibit strong loyalty to their first language by the codeswitching patterns they use. (Author/VWL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: South Africa