Language in Sign: an international perspective on Sign Language

Autor/a: KYLE, J.G. (ed.); WOLL, B. (ed.)
Año: 1985
Editorial: London: Croom Helm, 1985
Tipo de código: ISBN
Código: 0-7099-1528-4
Soporte: Papel




The emergence of international interest in the sign language of deaf people corresponds to a greatly improved understanding of minority groups in general. The fact that sign language involves the hands and body, has in the past relegated it to the realms of a basic gestural system suited only to handicapped people. The question of whether such a language might be systematic had never really been considered.