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Deaf in America: Voices from a Culture

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Refusing to accept the limitations others have placed on the deaf, the authors--themselves deaf--argue for a deaf culture, one united by & expressed thru the American Sign Language.
A long, painful experience of hearing intolerance has generally kept Deaf culture fairly closed to outsiders, even sympathetic ones. But now Padden & Humphries...have written a charming small book that invites the rest of us at least part way in...A most welcome addition to that very small shelf of books that truly illuminate the experience of being deaf.--Beryl Lieff Benderly, Psychology Today
Preface
Introduction
Learning to be deaf
Images of being
A different center
Living in others' world
A changing consciousness
The meaning of sound
Historically created lives
References
Index

Book Description

Refusing to accept the limitations others have placed on the deaf, the authors--themselves deaf--argue for a deaf culture, one united by & expressed thru the American Sign Language.
A long, painful experience of hearing intolerance has generally kept Deaf culture fairly closed to outsiders, even sympathetic ones. But now Padden & Humphries...have written a charming small book that invites the rest of us at least part way in...A most welcome addition to that very small shelf of books that truly illuminate the experience of being deaf.--Beryl Lieff Benderly, Psychology Today
Preface
Introduction
Learning to be deaf
Images of being
A different center
Living in others' world
A changing consciousness
The meaning of sound
Historically created lives
References
Index

Book Detail

  • Book Title

    Deaf in America: Voices from a Culture

  • Author

    Carol Padden, Tom Humphries

  • Book Type

    Business And Accounts

  • Date Published

    September 1, 1990

  • Specification

    Management And Technology

  • Pages

    144 Pages

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