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Deaf Culture : Exploring Communities in the United States (Paperback) (Ph.D. Irene W. Leigh)

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This text on deaf culture in the US describes the history of the deaf community, its size and members, and ways to explain the deaf experience; the causes of deafness; auditory technology; American Sign Language; deaf education; how deaf children think, learn, and read; theories of and ways identity develops in deaf people and how they see themselves, as well as intersections with other identities like race, sexual orientation, and disability; navigating issues in deaf and hearing worlds, such as discrimination, health and mental health issues, criminal justice, aging, work, and domestic violence; technology and accessibility; arts, literature, and media in deaf culture; and advocacy and career opportunities. Online access to a companion website is provided. Annotation ©2016 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)
Number of Pages: 318
Genre: Medical
Sub-Genre: Audiology + Speech Pathology
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Plural Pub Inc
Author: Ph.D. Irene W. Leigh
Language: English
Street Date: June 30, 2016
TCIN: 51410726
UPC: 9781597567916
Item Number (DPCI): 248-20-7190
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