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Deaf Epistemologies Multiple Perspectives on the Acquisition of Knowledge
ISBN: HB: 9781563685255, Gallaudet University Press, April 2012
320 pp., 17.8x25.4 cm, 1 table
Epistemology is the study of how "knowledge" is formed. Standard epistemology isolates the "known" from the "knowers", thereby defining "knowledge" as objectively constant. Multiple epistemologies suggest that individuals learn in different ways shap...
HB: £64,00
Four Days in Michigan A Novel
ISBN: PB: 9781563685347, Gallaudet University Press, April 2012
256 pp., 15.2x22.8 cm
As a young, deaf Jewish woman living in a small town in Michigan in 1942, Sandra Horowitz felt deeply frustrated by her limited prospects. Even though she had just graduated from junior college, she knew that she had two strikes against her in fulfil...
PB: £12,00
Illusions of Equality Deaf Americans in School and Factory, 1850-1950
ISBN: PB: 9781563685491, Gallaudet University Press, April 2012
224 pp., 15.2x22.8 cm
The working lives of Deaf Americans from the mid-1850s to the post-World War II era depended upon strategies created by Deaf community leaders to win and keep jobs through periods of low national employment as well as high. Deaf people typically soug...
PB: £37,50
American Sign Language and Early Literacy A Model Parent-Child Program
ISBN: HB: 9781563685279, Gallaudet University Press, March 2012
144 pp., 15.2x22.8 cm, tables, photos
The usual definition of the term "literacy" generally corresponds with mastering the reading and writing of a spoken language. This narrow scope often engenders unsubstantiated claims that print literacy alone leads to, among other so-called higher-o...
HB: £41,50
In Our Hands Educating Healthcare Interpreters
ISBN: HB: 9781563685217, Gallaudet University Press, February 2012
272 pp., 15.2x22.8 cm, 2 tables, 8 figures
Deaf Americans have identified healthcare as the most difficult setting in which to obtain a qualified interpreter. Yet, relatively little attention has been given to developing evidence-based resources and a standardized body of knowledge to educate...
HB: £52,50
International Practices in Special Education Debates and Challenges
ISBN: HB: 9781563685095, Gallaudet University Press, December 2011
344 pp., 17.8x25.4 cm, 30 figures
Margret A. Winzer and Kas Mazurek combine two disciplines in this collection, comparative and international studies and special education, to explore the ways that diverse nations respond to persons who are exceptional. Their learned contributors als...
HB: £64,00
Storytelling and Conversation Discourse in Deaf Communities
ISBN: PB: 9781563685316, Gallaudet University Press, December 2011
240 pp., 15.2x22.8 cm, tables, figures
In this intriguing book, renowned sociolinguistics experts explore the importance of discourse analysis, a process that examines patterns of language to understand how users build cooperative understanding in dialogues. It presents discourse analys...
PB: £52,50
Discourse in Signed Languages
ISBN: HB: 9781563685118, Gallaudet University Press, November 2011
240 pp., 15.2x22.8 cm, 29 tables, 51 figures
In this volume, editor Cynthia B. Roy presents a stellar cast of cognitive linguists, sociolinguists, and discourse analysts to discover and demonstrate how sign language users make sense of what is going on within their social and cultural contexts...
HB: £64,00
People Who Spell The Last Students from the Mexican National School for the Deaf
ISBN: HB: 9781563685057, Gallaudet University Press, November 2011
224 pp., 15.2x22.8 cm, 10 photos
The Escuela Nacional para Sordomudos (ENS), translated as the Mexican National School for the Deaf, opened its doors in the 1860s as part of the republic s intention to educate its deaf people. The ENS did not use Lengua de Senas Mexicana (LSM), Mexi...
HB: £45,00
Cochlear Implants Evolving Perspectives
ISBN: HB: 9781563685033, Gallaudet University Press, September 2011
272 pp., 17.8x25.4 cm, 6 tables, 2 figures
The cochlear implant debate has changed, as evidenced in this cogent collection that presents 13 chapters by 20 experts, including several who communicate through sign language but also utilize cochlear implants. The impetus for this change stems fro...
HB: £45,00