Sign language research, uses and practices

Sign linguistics cannot be separated from deaf community practices, especially with regard to education and interpretation. This book brings together work on sign language interpreting, the use of spoken and sign language with CI children and early language development in children exposed to both a...

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Main Author: Meurant, Laurence
Format: eBook
Published: Berlin De Gruyter Mouton/Ishara Press [2013], 2013
Series:Sign Languages and Deaf Communities [SLDC]
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Collection: JSTOR Open Access Books - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • New approaches to the study of Italian Sign Language (LIS)Epistemological issues in the semiological model for the annotation of sign languages; A corpus-based approach to manual simultaneity; Expression of time in French Belgian Sign Language (LSFB); Impersonal reference in Catalan Sign Language (LSC); Morphosyntactic variation in American Sign Language: Genre effects on the usage of SELF; Methodological issues in studying sign language variation; Contributors; Index of sign languages; Subject index
  • Includes bibliographical references and indexes
  • A Belgian perspective; Sign language and spoken language development in young children: Measuring vocabulary by means of the CDI; The influence of social discourses concerning deafness on the interaction between hearing mothers and deaf infants: A comparative case study; The interpreter's stance in intersubjective discourse; "You get that vibe": A pragmatic analysis of clarification and communicative accommodation in legal video remote interpreting; (Deaf) Interpreters on television: Challenging power and responsibility