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Alfonzetti, Giovanna. 1998. The conversational dimension in code-switching between Italian and dialect in Sicily. In Auer, J.C. Peter, ed. Code-switching in Conversation. Language, interaction and identity. Routledge. pp. 180–211.
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Article in book
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Language as a subject


This article provides evidence for the independence of code-switching from conversation-external factors: it is shown that code-switching can be conversationally meaningful in a context of language contact between two closely related varieties.