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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Adopting Bilingual Education: An Australian School Community's Journey

Linda Komesaroff.

in The Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education

October 2001; p ublished online October 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Education; Linguistics; Teaching of Specific Groups and Special Educational Needs. 0 words.

This article describes a case study of an Australian deaf facility and its changes in language policy. The study documents the process of change in a school community as the researcher...

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Positive Psychology in Research with the Deaf Community: An Idea Whose Time Has Come

Amy Szarkowski and Patrick Brice.

in The Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education

April 2018; p ublished online February 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Linguistics; Education; Teaching of Specific Groups and Special Educational Needs. 5950 words.

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The emergence of positive psychology as an approach to studying what makes life worth living has inspired a new wave of research. Studies have focused...

Exploring Perspectives on Cochlear Implants and Language Acquisition Within the Deaf Community

Elaine Gale.

in The Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education

January 2011; p ublished online September 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Education; Linguistics; Teaching of Specific Groups and Special Educational Needs. 10349 words.

Cochlear implants generated intense debate almost immediately following their introduction in the 1980s. Today, with a vast number of deaf individuals with cochlear implants, the debate...

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Effects of Social Networks on the Quality of Life in an Elder and Middle-Aged Deaf Community Sample

Joachim Gerich and Johannes Fellinger.

in The Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education

January 2012; p ublished online May 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Education; Linguistics; Teaching of Specific Groups and Special Educational Needs. 7601 words.

This article endeavors to investigate the role of social networks in contributing to the quality of life of an elder and middle-aged Deaf population. In particular, it poses the question of...

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The Signing Community in Austria: A Long Road to Recognition

Manfred Hintermair and John A. Albertini.

in The Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education

January 2007; p ublished online September 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Education; Linguistics; Teaching of Specific Groups and Special Educational Needs. 572 words.

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The Deaf Child in the Family and Community: A Worldwide Perspective

Barbara Bodner-Johnson.

in The Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education

January 2005; p ublished online May 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Education; Linguistics; Teaching of Specific Groups and Special Educational Needs. 505 words.

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Excellent Legal Information on Deafness. Lucas, C. (Ed.). (2003). Language and the Law in Deaf Communities. Washington, DC: Gallaudet University Press. 188 pages. Hardcover. $55.00.

MacCay Vernon.

in The Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education

June 2004; p ublished online June 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Education; Linguistics; Teaching of Specific Groups and Special Educational Needs. 0 words.

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Deaf Adults’ Reasons for Genetic Testing Depend on Cultural Affiliation: Results From a Prospective, Longitudinal Genetic Counseling and Testing Study

Patrick Boudreault, Erin E. Baldwin, Michelle Fox, Loriel Dutton, LeeElle Tullis, Joyce Linden, Yoko Kobayashi, Jin Zhou, Janet S. Sinsheimer, Yvonne Sininger, Wayne W. Grody and Christina G. S. Palmer.

in The Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education

January 2010; p ublished online May 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Education; Linguistics; Teaching of Specific Groups and Special Educational Needs. 10253 words.

This article examines the relationship between cultural affiliation and deaf adults’ motivations for genetic testing for deafness in the first prospective, longitudinal study to examine the...

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Deaf Utopias? Reviewing the Sociocultural Literature on the World's “Martha's Vineyard Situations”

Annelies Kusters.

in The Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education

January 2010; p ublished online October 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Education; Linguistics; Teaching of Specific Groups and Special Educational Needs. 8728 words.

Martha's Vineyard—an island off the East Coast of the United States—is known as a community where “everyone signed” for several hundred years, a utopia in the eyes of many Deaf people....

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Toward a Theory of Deaf Ethnos: Deafnicity ≈ D/deaf (Hómaemon • Homóglosson • Homóthreskon)

Richard Clark Eckert.

in The Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education

January 2010; p ublished online June 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Education; Linguistics; Teaching of Specific Groups and Special Educational Needs. 10444 words.

Should ethnicity be used to interpret relations between the Deaf community and the hearing people? Recent scholarship questioning the merits of Deaf ethnicity suggests a need to reexamine...

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Perceptions of Māori Deaf Identity in New Zealand

Kirsten Smiler and Rachel Locker McKee.

in The Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education

January 2007; p ublished online October 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Education; Linguistics; Teaching of Specific Groups and Special Educational Needs. 10312 words.

Following the reframing of “Deaf” as a cultural and linguistic identity, ethnic minority members of Deaf communities are increasingly exploring their plural identities in relation to Deaf...

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Deaf in the Time of the Cochlea

Tom Humphries and Jacqueline Humphries.

in The Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education

January 2011; p ublished online December 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Education; Linguistics; Teaching of Specific Groups and Special Educational Needs. 7515 words.

The American Deaf community for several decades has been involved in sometimes complicated and often contested ways of defining what it means to be Deaf. It is our thesis that the processes...

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Sentences Before Words: Seeing Before Hearing

William C. Stokoe.

in The Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education

January 1997; p ublished online January 1997 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Education; Linguistics; Teaching of Specific Groups and Special Educational Needs. 0 words.

Language had to begin with gestures. Language would have happened when a community of hominids about to be human took a new look at the gestures that they and other hominoids had been...

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Self-esteem and Coping Strategies among Deaf Students

Edina Jambor and Marta Elliott.

in The Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Education; Linguistics; Teaching of Specific Groups and Special Educational Needs. 0 words.

Research studies on the determinants of self-esteem of deaf individuals often yield inconsistent findings. The current study assessed the effects on self-esteem of factors related to...

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Social Construction of American Sign Language—English Interpreters

Campbell McDermid.

in The Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education

January 2009; p ublished online April 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Education; Linguistics; Teaching of Specific Groups and Special Educational Needs. 16281 words.

Instructors in 5 American Sign Language—English Interpreter Programs and 4 Deaf Studies Programs in Canada were interviewed and asked to discuss their experiences as educators. Within a...

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Interviewing Deaf Adults in Postsecondary Educational Settings: Stories, Cultures, and Life Histories

Peter Freebody and Des Power.

in The Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education

April 2001; p ublished online April 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Education; Linguistics; Teaching of Specific Groups and Special Educational Needs. 0 words.

This article provides a brief examination of how Deaf adults describe their life histories as learners and as workers in the workforce. We show how these histories are intricately tied to...

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Deaf Parents and Their Hearing Children

Jenny L. Singleton and Matthew D. Tittle.

in The Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education

July 2000; p ublished online July 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Education; Linguistics; Teaching of Specific Groups and Special Educational Needs. 0 words.

The focus of this review article is on families with Deaf parents and hearing children. We provide a brief description of the Deaf community, their language, and culture; describe...

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In One's Own Image: Ethics and the Reproduction of Deafness

Trevor Johnston.

in The Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education

January 2005; p ublished online July 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Education; Linguistics; Teaching of Specific Groups and Special Educational Needs. 11672 words.

The ethics of the use of genetic screening and reproductive technologies to select against and for deafness is presented. It is argued that insofar as deafness is a disability it is ethical...

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An Investigation Into the Length of Hospital Stay for Deaf Mental Health Service Users

Di Baines, Neil Patterson and Sally Austen.

in The Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education

January 2010; p ublished online February 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Education; Linguistics; Teaching of Specific Groups and Special Educational Needs. 2875 words.

This study looked at the average length of hospital stay for inpatients in a specialist deaf mental health service over a 10-year period, in comparison to that of a general psychiatric...

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Everyone Here Speaks TXT: Deaf People Using SMS in Australia and the Rest of the World

Mary R. Power and Des Power.

in The Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education

June 2004; p ublished online June 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Education; Linguistics; Teaching of Specific Groups and Special Educational Needs. 0 words.

This article examines the extent to which Short Message Service (SMS) messages are breaking down communication barriers among deaf people and between deaf and hearing people. It is predicted...

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