Sign Languages in Mediterranean Europe

Autor/a: QUER, Josep; MAZZONI, Laura; SAPOUNTZAKI, Galini
Año: 2010
Editorial: Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010
Tipo de código: Copyright
Soporte: Digital


Lingüística » Lingüística de otras Lenguas de Signos


This chapter aims at presenting an overview of sign language transmission and use in three Southern European countries in the Mediterranean area: Greece, Italy and Spain. As will become clear, the reality of signers and the vicissitudes of deaf education and sign language recognition are roughly comparable in the three countries, which is mainly amenable to the social and political similarities among them. In some aspects, the shared features differentiate them from Northern European countries, but at the same time the evolution observed is parallel to those of Western countries, albeit at a different pace at times.

En: D. Brentari (ed.). "Cambridge Language Surveys: Sign Languages" (2010) p. 95-112