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Title: Access, prestige and losses in contact languages
Author: Mikael Parkvall
Homepage: http://bilbo.ling.su.se/staff/parkvall/
Institution: Stockholm University
Linguistic Field: Sociolinguistics
Abstract: I am generally positive about Muysken's (M) approach, and the potential use of unifying various seemingly related phenomena is obvious. The approach could also serve as a tool in determining to what extent these phenomena actually are sides of the same coin (I am somewhat less convinced of this than most contact linguists).

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This article appears IN Bilingualism: Language and Cognition Vol. 16, Issue 4.

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