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Open Your Eyes Deaf Studies Talking

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ISBN-10: 0816646198

ISBN-13: 9780816646197

Edition: 2008

Authors: H-Dirksen L. Bauman

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This groundbreaking volume introduces readers to the key concepts and debates in deaf studies, offering perspectives on the relevance and richness of deaf ways of being in the world. In Open Your Eyes," leading and emerging scholars, the majority of whom are deaf, consider physical and cultural boundaries of deaf places and probe the complex intersections of deaf identities with gender, sexuality, disability, family, and race. Together, they explore the role of sensory perception in constructing community, redefine literacy in light of signed languages, and delve into the profound medical, social, and political dimensions of the disability label often assigned to deafness. Moving beyond…    
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Book details

List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: University of Minnesota Press
Publication date: 1/8/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 308
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.90" tall
Weight: 1.606
Language: English