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The politics of deafness

by Owen Wrigley

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Published by Gallaudet University Press in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Deafness -- Political aspects,
  • Deafness -- Social aspects,
  • Deaf -- Social conditions

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 271-284) and index.

    StatementOwen Wrigley.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV2395 .W75 1996
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 289 p. :
    Number of Pages289
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL968744M
    ISBN 101563680521
    LC Control Number96005266

    Deaf Cognition: Foundations and Outcomes. Edited by Marc Marschark & Peter Hauser, $ Deaf Cognition examines the cognitive underpinnings of deaf individuals' learning. It contributes to the science of learning by describing and testing theories that might either over or underestimate the role that audition or vision plays in learning and memory, and by shedding light on multiple pathways. Deaf and hearing people who adopt the cultural perspective embrace deafness as a unique difference and do not focus on the disability aspect. Sign language is accepted. In fact, it may be viewed as the natural language of deaf people because visual communication is .

    Estimates range from around 1 million to 4 million deaf people in the United States, making for around 1 in to 1 in people that are deaf (depending on the metric used). Congress has members, making for my figure of two to four representatives or senators that represent our community.   Meet the Pedersens of Pleasanton, California. They were all born deaf, except Kaleb — who at identifies more with deaf culture than hearing culture.

    Books on Deafness: A number of deaf and hard of hearing people have written and published books with themes on sign language and deafness. Several of these have become required reading in deaf studies classes. Deaf Cinema: Deaf people have produced movies and hold their own film festivals.   By the time he was 44 or 45, he was totally deaf and unable to converse unless he passed written notes back and forth to his colleagues, visitors and friends. He Author: Dr. Howard Markel.


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The Politics of Deafness embarks upon a post-modern examination of the search for identity in deafness and its relationship to the prevalent hearing culture that has marginalized Deaf people.

Author Owen Wrigley plainly states his intention to disrupt "normal" thought about the popularly considered condition of deafness as a physical by: The Politics of Deafness embarks upon a post-modern examination of the search for identity in deafness and its relationship to the prevalent hearing culture that has marginalized Deaf people.

Author Owen Wrigley plainly states his intention to disrupt “normal” thought about the popularly considered condition of deafness as a physical by: The Politics of Deafness embarks upon a post-modern examination of the search for identity in deafness and its relationship to the prevalent hearing culture that has marginalized Deaf people.

Author Owen Wrigley plainly states his intention to disrupt "normal" thought about the popularly considered condition of deafness as a physical deficiency.

"The Politics of Deafness embarks upon a post-modern examination of the search for identity in deafness and its relationship to the prevalent hearing culture that has marginalized Deaf people.

Author Owen Wrigley plainly states his intention to disrupt "normal" thought about the popularly considered condition of deafness as a physical deficiency. Sign language and the politics of deafness By Bencie Woll, Robert Adam In the context of Western society, the existence of the deaf community, deaf people’s social identity, and the experience of deafhood (Ladd ) are the consequences of their The politics of deafness book in the hearing world, not just as a result of exclusion but in equal part stemming from a desire to create structures alternative to those of.

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Author Owen Wrigley plainly states his intention to disrupt "normal" thought about the popularly considered condition of deafness as a physical : Owen Wrigley. Here for the first time is a comprehensive single source, providing information on every possible aspect of the issues and culture of the deaf and hearing-impaired community.

Published under the sponsorship of Gallaudet College, Washington, DC, the world's only liberal arts college for the deaf, and written by experts from around the world in the fields of sociology, audiology, law. "[This book] is extremely important because it explores disability in a wider context -- as deafness cuts across all class, ethnic, and gender lines--and explores disability as a social construct for identity formation." Carolyn Stevens, Univ.

of Melbourne (Journal of Japanese Studies)Cited by:   This book brings a fresh look into the world of the deaf. It is not merely an autobiography of a person who is deprived of hearing.

It gives the reader a rare opportunity to evaluate deafness from someone who was not born deaf. This is because the author, Mark Drolsbaugh, became deaf after having the sense of hearing for a considerable period.

Interesting. Kinda a dry read since it's an academic book but gave a good overview of the deaf community in Japan. I am taking a signing course here now and we've had lectures about Deaf culture etc. and it's interesting to compare what I've learned and how the people I met related to the events in this book/5.

Recently, the sociocultural view of deafness has prompted research and academic study of Deaf culture, sign language linguistics, and bilingual education. Linda Komesaroff exposes the power of the entrenched dominant groups and their influence on the politics of educational policy and practice in Disabling Pedagogy: Power, Politics, and Deaf Cited by: Perspectives on Deafness During the past 25 years, research on deafness has grown dramatically in quality, quantity, and recognition of its relevance to other domains.

In particular, investigations involving deaf adults and children are now of considerable importance for those interested in both normal and atypical development, language, socio. Disabling Pedagogy concludes with a realistic assessment of the political challenge and the potential of the “Deaf Resurgence” movement to enfranchise deaf people in the politics of their own education.

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Understanding the concept of colonization is an integral part of the Deafhood philosophy. The term “Deafness”, and others like it, are seen as arising from the colonization process. Hence there was a need to develop our own Deaf-centered term, “Deafhood”. Deafhood acknowledges that ALL Deaf people embark on a journey towards deepening and refining.

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Recently, the sociocultural view of deafness has prompted research and academic study of Deaf culture, sign language linguistics, and bilingual education. Linda Komesaroff exposes the power of the entrenched dominant groups and their influence on the politics of educational policy and practice in Disabling Pedagogy: Power, Politics, and Deaf.

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