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Deaf around the world : the impact of language

Author: Gaurav Mathur; Donna Jo Napoli
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This text is a compendium of work by scholars and activists on the creation, context, and form of sign languages, and on the social issues and civil rights of deaf communities.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Deaf around the world.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2011
(DLC) 2009052404
(OCoLC)496594354
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gaurav Mathur; Donna Jo Napoli
ISBN: 9780199780884 0199780889 9780199866359 019986635X
OCLC Number: 680000351
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 398 pages)
Contents: Sign languages: creation, context, form --
Social issues/civil rights.
Responsibility: edited by Gaurav Mathur, Donna Jo Napoli.

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The articles in Deaf around the World offer an introduction to deaf studies and the study of signed languages.  Read more...

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this book is a good example of how sign language research and deaf empowerment can and should go hand in hand, and would have great value as a set text in sign linguistics and deaf studies classes. * Read more...

 
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