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And No Birds Sing
ISBN: PB: 9781563686689, Gallaudet University Press, October 2016
256 pp., 12.7x20.3 cm, 8 photographs
Originally published in 1931, this memoir is an unflinching look at the life experience of a woman struggling with identity and isolation. In harrowing yet lyrical prose, Pauline Leader assails her poverty and Jewish heritage and longs to fit in with...
PB: £26,00
Change and Promise Bilingual Deaf Education and Deaf Culture in Latin America
ISBN: HB: 9781563686740, Gallaudet University Press, October 2016
240 pp., 17.8x25.4 cm, 13 photographs, 11 figures, 6 tables
Within the past few decades, there has been great progress in deaf education in Latin America and growth in the empowerment of their Deaf communities. However, there is little awareness outside that region of these successes. For the first time, this...
HB: £52,50
Interpreting in the Zone How the Conscious and Unconscious Function in Interpretation
ISBN: HB: 9781563686665, Gallaudet University Press, June 2016
288 pp., 15.2x22.8 cm, 51 figures, 23 tables
Successful interpretation can feel seamless, an intuitive and efficient translation of meaning from one signed or spoken language to another. Yet the process of interpretation is actually quite complex and relies upon myriad components ranging from p...
HB: £52,50
Signing and Belonging in Nepal
ISBN: HB: 9781563686641, Gallaudet University Press, June 2016
176 pp., 15.2x22.8 cm, 11 line drawings, 3 photos
While many deaf organizations around the world have adopted an ethno-linguistic framing of deafness, the meanings and consequences of this perspective vary across cultural contexts, and relatively little scholarship exists that explores this framewor...
HB: £45,00
In Our Own Hands Essays in Deaf History, 1780-1970
ISBN: PB: 9781563686603, Gallaudet University Press, May 2016
304 pp., 15.2x22.8 cm, 25 photos, 4 tables
This collection of new research examines the development of deaf people's autonomy and citizenship discourses as they sought access to full citizenship rights in local and national settings. Covering the period of 1780-1970, the essays in this collec...
PB: £30,00
Linguistic Coping Strategies in Sign Language Interpreting
ISBN: HB: 9781563686580, Gallaudet University Press, March 2016
248 pp., 15.2x22.8 cm, 1 figure
This ground-breaking work, originally published 15 years ago, continues to serve as the primary reference on the theories of omission potential and translational contact in sign language interpreting. In the book, noted scholar Jemina Napier explores...
HB: £56,50
International Sign Linguistic, Usage, and Status Issues
ISBN: HB: 9781563686566, Gallaudet University Press, February 2016
232 pp., 15.2x22.8 cm, 33 halftones, 15 tables
International Sign (IS) is widely used among deaf people and interpreters at international events, but what exactly is it, what are its linguistic features, where does its lexicon come from, and how is it used at interpreted events? This groundbreaki...
HB: £60,00
Psychological and Psychoeducational Assessment of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children and Adolescents
ISBN: HB: 9781563686504, Gallaudet University Press, January 2016
208 pp., 17.8x25.4 cm, 1 table, 2 figures
The obstacles to valid and meaningful assessment of deaf and hard of hearing children and adolescents are great, yet professionals are regularly asked to conduct comprehensive evaluations to determine resource and program eligibility, test modificati...
HB: £49,00
It's a Small World International Deaf Spaces and Encounters
ISBN: HB: 9781563686528, Gallaudet University Press, December 2015
336 pp., 17.8x25.4 cm, 1 table, 11 figures
"It's a Small World" explores the fascinating and, at times, controversial concept of DEAF-SAME ("I am deaf, you are deaf, and so we are the same") and its influence on deaf spaces locally and globally. The editors and contributors focus on national...
HB: £52,50
Mental Health Services for Deaf People Treatment Advances, Opportunities, and Challenges
ISBN: HB: 9781563686542, Gallaudet University Press, December 2015
280 pp., 17.8x25.4 cm, 20 tables, 2 figures
The World Congress on Mental Health and Deafness first met at Gallaudet University in October 1998, and it has convened five more times in the succeeding years. This volume collects the very best research presented at the Fifth World Congress, which...
HB: £52,50