Sociolinguistics in Deaf Communities

Autor/a: LUCAS, Ceil
Año: 1996
Editorial: Washington: Gallaudet University Press, 1996
Colección: Sociolinguistics in Deaf Communities Series; 1
Tipo de código: ISBN
Código: 1-56368-036-X
Soporte: Papel


Lingüística » Lingüística de otras Lenguas de Signos


The first volume in the new Sociolinguistics in Deaf Communities series presents a rich collection of essays showcasing the breadth and depth of this exciting discipline. Topics of inquiry in the premiere volume include fingerspelling in Langue des Signes Quebecoise (LSQ) in Quebec, Canada; language used by a Navajo family with deaf children; language policy, classroom practice, and multiculturalism in deaf education; aspects of American Sign Language (ASL) discourse and of Filipino Sign Language discourse; and the nature and role of rhetorical language in Deaf social movements.