Many ways to be deaf : international variation in deaf communities / Leila Monaghan ... [et al.], editors.Material type: TextPublisher: Washington, D.C. : Gallaudet University Press, 2003Description: xi, 326 p. : ill. ; 26 cmISBN: 1563681358 (alk. paper); 9781563681356 (alk. paper)Subject(s): Deaf -- Cross-cultural studies | Sign language -- Cross-cultural studies | Identity (Psychology) -- Cross-cultural studies | Social adjustment -- Cross-cultural studies | Intercultural communication | Culture conflictDDC classification: 305.9/08162 LOC classification: HV2395 | .M36 2003Other classification: 71.70
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Preface -- 1. A world's eye view : deaf cultures in global perspective / Leila Monaghan -- 2. British manual alphabets in the education of deaf people since the 17th century / Rachel Sutton-Spence -- 3. Austria's hidden conflict : hearing culture versus deaf culture / Franz Dotter and Ingeborg Okorn -- 4. Pedagogical issues in Swedish deaf education / Sangeeta Bagga-Gupta and Lars-Åke Domfors -- 5. Romance and reality : sociolinguistic similarities and differences between Swiss German sign language and Rhaeto-Romansh / Penny Boyes Braem, Benno Caramore, Roland Hermann, and Patricia Shores Hermann.
6. The dilemma of the hard of hearing within the U.S. Deaf community / Donald A. Grushkin -- 7. Sociolinguistic dynamics in American deaf communities : peer groups versus families / Ceil Lucas and Susan Schatz -- 8. School language and shifts in Irish deaf identity / Barbara LeMaster -- 9. Surdos venceremos : the rise of the Brazilian Deaf community / Norine Berenz -- 10. South African sign language : changing policies and practice / Debra Aarons and Louise Reynolds -- 11. U-turns, deaf shock, and the hard of hearing : Japanese deaf identities at the borderlands / Karen Nakamura.
12. The Chiying School of Taiwan : a foreigner's perspective / Jean Ann -- 13. The changing world of the Russian deaf community / Michael Pursglove and Anna Komarova -- 14. New ways to be deaf in Nicaragua : changes in language, personhood, and community / Richard J. Senghas -- 15. Sign languages and deaf identities in Thailand and Viet Nam / James Woodward -- 16. A for apple : the impact of Western education and ASL on the Deaf community in Kano State, Northern Nigeria / Constanze Schmaling -- Contributors -- Index.