Bilingualism and Identity in Deaf Communities

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Gallaudet University Press, 2000 - Social Science - 317 pages
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Is perception reality? Editor Melanie Metzger investigates the cultural perceptions by and of deaf people around the world in Bilingualism and Identity in Deaf Communities volume six of the Sociolinguistics series.
 

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Contents

VARIATION
3
LANGUAGES IN CONTACT
43
MULTI LINGU ALISM
95
LANGUAGE POLICY AND PLANNING
117
LANGUAGE IN EDUCATION
161
DISCOURSE ANALYSIS
187
LANGUAGE ATTITUDES
219
Looking for the Roots
255
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Melanie Metzger is Professor in the Department of Interpretation at Gallaudet University, Washington, DC.
Earl Fleetwood is a staff interpreter with Sign Language Associates, Inc., and an adjunct instructor in Gallaudet University's Master of Arts in Interpretation program.

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