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Cultural and language diversity and the deaf experience

Author: Ila Parasnis
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st pbk. edView all editions and formats
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This edited book presents an detailed analysis of the experience of deaf people as a bilingual-bicultural minority group within an increasingly diversity-conscious America. The contributors include  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ila Parasnis
ISBN: 0521645654 9780521645652
OCLC Number: 40733459
Description: xiv, 306 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Part I. Bilingualism-biculturalism and the deaf experience: an overview. On interpreting the deaf experience within the context of cultural and language diversity / Ila Parasnis --
Living with two languages and two cultures / François Grosjean --
Perspectives from the history and the politics of bilingualism and bilingual education in the United States / Kenji Hakuta, Elizabeth Feldman Mostafapour --
Cognitive and language development of bilingual children / Josiane F. Hamers. Part II. Psychosocial, cognitive, and language experiences of deaf people. From the cultural to the bicultural: the modern deaf community / Carol A. Padden --
Early bilingual lives of deaf children / Carol A. Padden --
Communication experiences of deaf people: an ethnographic account / Susan B. Foster --
Marginality, biculturalism, and social identity of deaf people / R. Greg Emerton --
Attitudes of the deaf community toward political activism / Gerald C. Bateman --
Cultural and language diversity in the curriculum: toward reflective practice / Bonnie Meath-Lang --
Minority empowerment and the education of deaf people / Joan B. Stone --
Social assimilation of deaf high school students: the role of school environment / Thomas K. Holcomb. Part III. The Deaf experience: personal reflections. Growing up deaf in deaf families: two different experiences / Susan C. Searls, David R. Johnston --
Another new birth: reflections of a deaf native signer / Patrick A. Graybill --
Raising deaf children in hearing society: struggles and challenges for deaf native ASL signers / Gary E. Mowl --
In search of self: experiences of a postlingually deaf African-American / Dianne K. Brooks --
Living in a bilingual-bicultural family / Lynn Finton --
On being both hearing and deaf: my bilingual-bicultural experience / Patricia Mudgett-DeCaro.
Responsibility: editor, Ila Parasnis.

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