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BUTT, Miriam, Tracy Holloway KING, 2003. Case systems : Beyond structural distinctions. In: BRANDNER, Ellen, ed., Heike ZINSMEISTER, ed.. New perspectives on case theory. Stanford, California:CSLI Publ., pp. 53-88. ISBN 1-57586-364-2

@incollection{Butt2003syste-41172, title={Case systems : Beyond structural distinctions}, year={2003}, number={156}, isbn={1-57586-364-2}, address={Stanford, California}, publisher={CSLI Publ.}, series={CSLI lecture notes}, booktitle={New perspectives on case theory}, pages={53--88}, editor={Brandner, Ellen and Zinsmeister, Heike}, author={Butt, Miriam and King, Tracy Holloway} }

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