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Deaf in America

Voices from a Culture

by Carol A. Padden

  • 300 Want to read
  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Harvard University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sociology, Social Studies,
  • Sign Language,
  • Language Arts & Disciplines,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Sociology,
  • USA,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Public Policy - Social Services & Welfare,
  • Social Science / Anthropology / Cultural,
  • Deaf,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages144
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7692341M
    ISBN 100674194241
    ISBN 109780674194243

    : Deaf in America: Voices from a Culture () by Padden, Carol A.; Humphries, Tom L. and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices/5(). Buy Deaf in America: Voices from a Culture by Carol A Padden, Tom L Humphries online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 2 editions - starting at $ Shop now.

    Carol Padden and Tom Humphries, the authors of the book, “Deaf in America: voices from a culture”, state their intent in writing the book as that of presenting the culture of Deaf people in America. Written by authors who are themselves Deaf, this unique book illuminates the life and culture of Deaf people from the inside, through their everyday talk, their shared myths, their art and performances, and the lessons they teach one another. Carol Padden and Tom Humphries employ the capitalized "Deaf" to refer to deaf people who share a natural language--American .

      ASL Deaf in America Book Report Essay Words | 3 Pages. Language Level 2 31 October Deaf in America Book Report In this book, Deaf in America, by Carol Padden and Tom Humphries, the two authors wrote stories, jokes, performances, and experiences of Deaf people. Deaf culture in the United States was born in Connecticut in at the American School for the Deaf, when a deaf teacher from France, Laurent Clerc, was recruited by Thomas Gallaudet to help found the new institution. Under the guidance and instruction of Clerc in language and ways of living, deaf American students began to evolve their own strategies for communication and .


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American Sign Language: Recommended Book: Book: "Deaf in America" (an excerpt) Deaf in America by Carol Padden and Tom Humphries. Harvard College, p. 2 ISBN: Before beginning our journey through the imagery and patterns of meaning that constitute Deaf people's lives, we must identify the community of "Deaf " people with which we are concerned.

Deaf in America Book Summary: Refusing to accept the limitations others have placed on the deaf, the authors--themselves deaf--argue for a deaf culture, one united by and expressed through the American Sign Language. That, say the authors of Deaf in America, is where most people get it wrong [Padden and Humphries] challenge their readers to imagine a world, one with a ‘different center’―one in which ability or inability to hear is not at the core/5(56).

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Nomeland, who is deaf, of deaf parents, has taught deaf students for 25 by: 8. An in-depth look at some of the problems of the Black Deaf community, including undereducation and underemployment.

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From the Foreword of this 91 page book: "Being both Black and deaf is in many ways a 'double whammy' because of society's abrogation of each of these two minorities. When the conditions of Blackness and deafness are combined in one person, the individual effects of prejudice, discrimination, and negative self-image are compounded exponentially.5/5(3).

Deaf in America. Written by authors who are themselves Deaf, this unique book illuminates the life and culture of Deaf people from the inside, through their everyday talk, their shared myths, their art and performances, and the lessons they teach one another/5(3).

Deaf in America includes folktales, accounts of old home movies, jokes, reminiscences, and translations of signed poems and modern signed performances. The authors introduce new material that has never before been published and also offer translations that capture as closely as possible the richness of the original material in : Carol Padden.

Each chapter of Deaf in America focuses on a different important factors of Deaf culture. Written by authors who are themselves Deaf, this unique book illuminates the life and culture of Deaf people from the inside, through their everyday talk, their shared myths, their art and performances, and the lessons they teach one another/ Deaf in America includes folktales, accounts of old home movies, jokes, reminiscences, and translations of signed poems and modern signed performances.

The authors introduce new material that has never before been published and also offer translations that capture as closely as possible the richness of the original material in ASL.4/5(4).

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