Deaf Empowerment: Emergence, Struggle, and Rhetoric

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Gallaudet University Press, 1997 - Social Science - 197 pages
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The story of "the struggle between the dominant hearing society and Deaf people over the best means of communication, with the educational setting as the constant battleground." Includes the influences of other social movements of the 60s and 70s, the Deaf President Now! protest at Gallaudet University, and suggestions and hopes for the future.--Jacket.
 

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Contents

A History of the Deaf Community in America
19
The Struggle Begins
37
The Political Forces of the 1960s and 1970s
67
The Deaf President Now Protest
99
Seeking a Diversified America
137
Conclusion
163
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