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The social correlates and linguistic processes of lexical borrowing and assimilation
(Mouton de Gruyter, 1988)
A sociolinguistic study of language contact, shift and change
(Mouton Publishers, 1985)
Bilingual speech communities provide linguists with a favorite laboratory to study the effects of language contact on linguistic structure. Without denying the interest or importance of this traditional contrastive approach ...
Borrowing: the Synchrony of Integration
(Mouton de Gruyter; http://www.degruyter.de/cont/imp/dgRecht/dgRechtEn.cfm, 1984)
The notion of loanword assimilation is operationalized in a number of different ways, focusing on both linguistic and social aspects. The indices of integration thus constructed are applied to a set of lexical data ...