Lens on Deaf Identities
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The last couple of decades have witnessed an explosion of self-and-identity-related literature, spurred in large part by the rapid growth of cultural, racial, and ethnic diversity in the population of the United States, the desire to better understand the interface between identity and social groups, and the question of whether confronting differences brings about changes in self-representation. Much of this literature has, however, often overlooked the fact that diversityencompasses other domains, including disabilities such as deafness. A Lens on Deaf Identities fills this gap by exploring identity formation in deaf persons. How a deaf person develops in societies or groups with…
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 5/14/2009
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
|Identity and the Power of Labels|
|Deaf Identities: Perspectives from Theory and Research|
|Beyond Category: The Complexities of Deaf-Hearing Identity|
|Family and School: Creating Identities|
|The Influence of the Past|
|Stigma, Oppression, Resilience, and Deaf Identities|
|Not Just Deaf or Hard of Hearing|
|The Influence of Technology|
|Appendix: Audiology 101 and Demographics|