The people of the eye deaf ethnicity and ancestry

What are ethnic groups? Are Deaf people who sign American Sign Language (ASL) an ethnic group? This book brings Deaf studies, history, cultural anthropology, genetics, sociology, and disability studies to bear as it compares the values, customs and social organization of the Deaf world to those in e...

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Main Author: Lane, Harlan L.
Other Authors: Pillard, Richard, Hedberg, Ulf
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: New York Oxford University Press 2011, 2011
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Collection: Oxford University Press - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:What are ethnic groups? Are Deaf people who sign American Sign Language (ASL) an ethnic group? This book brings Deaf studies, history, cultural anthropology, genetics, sociology, and disability studies to bear as it compares the values, customs and social organization of the Deaf world to those in ethnic groups
Physical Description:1 online resource
ISBN:9780199863372
0199863377