Demarcating generations of signers in the dynamic sociolinguistic landscape of a shared sign-language: the case of the Al-Sayyid Bedouin

Autor/a: KISCH, Shifra
Año: 2012
Editorial: Berlin: Mouton De Gruyter, 2012
Tipo de código: Copyright
Soporte: Digital


Comunidad y cultura sorda, Lingüística » Lingüística de otras Lenguas de Signos


Signing communities emerging in the context of high incidences of deafness have attracted the attention of scholars of different disciplines, most notably in Deaf studies and sign language linguistics. Linguists believe that sign languages emerging in these circumstances may provide a rare opportunity to study new language isolates, the study of which holds the promise of contributing to someone of the key questions of modern linguistics, particularly with regard to the conditions that engender language.

En: Zeshan, U. y De Vos, C. (eds.): Sign Languages in Village Communities, pp. 87-126.