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Introduction to American Deaf Culture

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ISBN-10: 0199777543

ISBN-13: 9780199777549

Edition: 2013

Authors: Thomas K. Holcomb

List price: $88.00
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Introduction to American Deaf Culture is the only comprehensive textbook that provides a broad, yet in-depth, exploration of how Deaf people are best understood from a cultural perspective, with coverage of topics such as how culture is defined, how the concept of culture can be applied to the Deaf experience, and how Deaf culture has evolved over the years. Among the issues included are an analysis of various segments of the Deaf community, Deaf cultural norms, the tension between the Deaf and disabled communities, Deaf art and literature (both written English and ASL forms), the solutions being offered by the Deaf community for effective living as Deaf individuals, and an analysis of the…    
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Book details

List price: $88.00
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/21/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 6.22" wide x 9.21" long x 0.74" tall
Weight: 1.364
Language: English

Culture Defined
Who Are the Deaf People?
Deafhood: A Personal Journey Toward Self-Actualization
Early Definitions of Deaf Culture
Deaf Culture Redefined
American Sign Language-The Language of the American Deaf Community
Deaf Lit
Deaf Art
Rules of Social Interaction
The Vibrant Deaf Community
The Collision Between Culture and Disability
Diversity in the Deaf Community
The Universality of the Deaf Experience
The Future of the Deaf Community
Artist Biographies