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Title: Thai-English codeswitching: a Hawaiʻi case study 
Author: Suraratdecha, Sumittra
Date: 2005
Description: Mode of access: World Wide Web. Thesis (Ph. D.)--University of Hawaii at Manoa, 2005. Includes bibliographical references (leaves 176-185). Electronic reproduction. "Over the last three decades, the study of codeswitching has attracted many data-oriented and theory-oriented sociolinguists and syntacticians. It provides an avenue to understanding the relationship between social processes and linguistic forms. In this vein, the present study examines Thai/English codeswitching practiced by a group of Thai people in Hawai'i from two perspectives: sociolinguistic as well as syntactic. In this study, different theoretical models are tested against each aspect of codeswitching. ..."--Abstract. Also available by subscription via World Wide Web xv, 185 leaves, bound ill. 29 cm
Rights: All UHM dissertations and theses are protected by copyright. They may be viewed from this source for any purpose, but reproduction or distribution in any format is prohibited without written permission from the copyright owner.
Keywords: Code switching (Linguistics) -- Hawaii, English language -- Social aspects, Thai language -- Social aspects, Bilingualism, Discourse analysis

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