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Between Worlds : Deaf Women, Work and Intersections of Gender and Ability

By: Najarian, Cheryl G.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.New Approaches in Sociology: Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2006Description: 1 online resource (198 p.).ISBN: 9781135864248.Subject(s): Deaf women -- Education -- United States | Deaf women -- Employment -- United States | Deaf women -- United States | Work and family -- United StatesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Between Worlds : Deaf Women, Work and Intersections of Gender and AbilityDDC classification: 331.4087/20973 | 331.408720973 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; New Approaches in Sociology Studies in Social Inequality, Social Change, and Social Justice; Title Page ; Copyright Page ; Table of Contents ; List of Tables; Acknowledgments; Chapter One Introduction; Chapter Two Methodology; Chapter Three Family, Educational Experiences, and Relationships; Chapter Four Motherwork, Deafness , and the Role of Activism in Families; Chapter Five "Between Worlds": Communication in Relationships and Paid Work Experiences; Chapter Six Conclusion: The Language Work of Deaf Women; Appendix A Interview Questions Guide; Appendix B Mother''s Day Letter
Appendix C Follow-up Interview Questions GuideTables; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Summary: This book illustrates the struggles of Deaf women as they negotiate their family, educational, and work lives. It demonstrates how these women face the various obstacles that are put before them and how they work to negotiate their identities in the Deaf community, hearing world, and the places ''in between.''
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Cover; New Approaches in Sociology Studies in Social Inequality, Social Change, and Social Justice; Title Page ; Copyright Page ; Table of Contents ; List of Tables; Acknowledgments; Chapter One Introduction; Chapter Two Methodology; Chapter Three Family, Educational Experiences, and Relationships; Chapter Four Motherwork, Deafness , and the Role of Activism in Families; Chapter Five "Between Worlds": Communication in Relationships and Paid Work Experiences; Chapter Six Conclusion: The Language Work of Deaf Women; Appendix A Interview Questions Guide; Appendix B Mother''s Day Letter

Appendix C Follow-up Interview Questions GuideTables; Notes; Bibliography; Index

This book illustrates the struggles of Deaf women as they negotiate their family, educational, and work lives. It demonstrates how these women face the various obstacles that are put before them and how they work to negotiate their identities in the Deaf community, hearing world, and the places ''in between.''

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Cheryl G. Najarian is an Assistant Professor of Sociology at the University of Massachusetts Lowell. She is also a Faculty Associate in the Center for Women and Work. Her research interests include interdisciplinary approaches to the topic of women and work in Sociology, Gender Studies, and Disability Studies.

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