DMCA. Copyrighted Work that you can Claim.
Base have 223 081 books.
Search: 


📙 The Sociolinguistics of the Deaf Community by Ceil Lucas — epub download


This is a unified collection of the best and most current empirical studies of socio-linguistic issues in the deaf community, including topics such as studies of sign language variation, language contact and change, and sign language policy.
Established linguistic concerns with deaf language are reexamined and redefined, and several new issues of general importance to all sociolinguists are raised and explored. This is a book which interests all sociolinguists as well as deaf professionals, teachers of the deaf, sign language interpreters, and anyone else dealing on a day-to-day basis with the everyday language choices that deaf persons must make.

Key Features
This is a unified collection of the best and most current empirical studies of sociolinguistic issues in the deaf community, including topics such as:
* Studies of Sign Language Variation
* Language contact and Change
* Sign Language Policy
* Language Attitudes
* Sign Language Discourse Analysis

About book:

About file:

  • File size: 22 671 821
  • Format: pdf


Security code:
Download button

Similar books results


Language and the Law in Deaf Communities (Sociolinguistics in Deaf Communities Vol. 9)
Language and the Law in Deaf Communities (Sociolinguistics in Deaf Communities Vol. 9) pdf free by Ceil Lucas

The ninth volume in the Sociolinguistics in Deaf Communities series focuses on forensic linguistics, a field created by noted linguist Roger Shuy, who begins the collection with an introduction of the issue of language problems experienced by minorities i...

Gallaudet Encyclopedia of Deaf People and Deafness, Volume 3
Gallaudet Encyclopedia of Deaf People and Deafness, Volume 3 (3) epub download by John V. Van Cleve

Here for the first time is a comprehensive single source providing information on every possible aspect of the issues and culture of the deaf and hearing-impaired community. Published under the sponsorship of Gallaudet College, Washington, DC, the world's...

The Artificial Ear: Cochlear Implants and the Culture of Deafness
The Artificial Ear: Cochlear Implants and the Culture of Deafness epub download by Stuart Blume

When it was first developed, the cochlear implant was hailed as a "miracle cure" for deafness. That relatively few deaf adults seemed to want it was puzzling. The technology was then modified for use with deaf children, 90 percent of whom have hearing par...

BUG: Deaf Identity and Internal Revolution
BUG: Deaf Identity and Internal Revolution epub download by Christopher Jon Heuer

“What you have in your hands is a bomb. But it is the kind you need to hold on to for dear life, not run away from.” —From the Foreword, John Lee Clark Christopher Jon Heuer lost his hearing early, but not before “being able to hear a lot as a kid.” He a...

Oxford Handbook of Deaf Studies, Language, and Education (Psychology)
Oxford Handbook of Deaf Studies, Language, and Education (Psychology) pdf free by Marc Marschark, Patricia Elizabeth Spencer (Editors)

In Plato's cratylus, which dates to 360 B.C., Socrates alludes to the use of signs by deaf people. In his Natural History, completed in 79 A.D., Pliny the Elder alludes to Quintus Pedius, the deaf son of a Roman consul, who had to seek permission from Cae...

Sounds from Silence: Graeme Clark and the Bionic Ear Story
Sounds from Silence: Graeme Clark and the Bionic Ear Story download pdf by Graeme M. Clark

As a child with a deaf father, Graeme Clark dreamed that one day he would find a way to help deaf people hear. Here he tells his story of his vision of creating a bionic ear, including the lack of funding for such a radical idea and opposition from the de...

British Sign Language For Dummies
British Sign Language For Dummies free epub by City Lit

Learn British Sign Language quickly and easily with this essential guide and CD-RomThis lively guide introduces the key hand shapes and gestures you need to communicate in British Sign Language. The illustrations depict both the actions and facial express...

British Sign Language For Dummies
British Sign Language For Dummies free pdf by City Lit

BSL is the language used by the Deaf Community in the UK and is an officially recognised language in its own right. It has its own grammar and syntax, which are completely different from the grammatical rules of English. British Sign Language For Dummies ...

Worlds of Talk: The Presentation of Self in Everyday Conversation
Worlds of Talk: The Presentation of Self in Everyday Conversation free epub by Martin J. Malone

This work is about how people present their selves in everyday talk and interaction. Selves and conversations are skilful accomplishments requiring trust, dependency, and co-ordination. They are produced by multiple partners co-operating in the production...

  Gynecology decision making

Gynecology: A Textbook for Students
Gynecology: A Textbook for Students free download by Fritz K. Beller, Karl Knörr, Christian Lauritzen, Ralph M. Wynn (auth.)

This textbook has its ongm in a longstanding international profes­ sional and personal relationship of the authors. The success of the German edition was a result of the interest of the German authors, Dr. K. Knorr and Dr. C. Lauritzen, in synthesizing ba...

H. G. Wells: Discoverer of the Future: The Influence of Science on His Thought

H. G. Wells and the Modern Novel

Habermas and the Foundations of Critical Theory

H. G. Wells
H. G. Wells free download by Michael Draper (auth.)

Gypsies and Other Itinerant Groups: A Socio-Historical Approach
Gypsies and Other Itinerant Groups: A Socio-Historical Approach free pdf by Leo Lucassen, Wim Willems, Annemarie Cottaar (auth.)

Habermas, Lyotard and the Concept of Justice

Gypsy Stigma and Exclusion in Turkey, 1970: Social Dynamics of Exclusionary Violence

Habermas and Contemporary Society
Habermas and Contemporary Society free epub by John F. Sitton (auth.)

Over the last four decades Jürgen Habermas has forged an innovative and much-discussed theory of contemporary capitalist society. Building on Max Weber's thesis that the dynamic of capitalism actually erodes individual freedom and the meaningfulness of so...