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Signed Language Interpretation and Translation Research Selected Papers from the First International Symposium
ISBN: HB: 9781563686481, Gallaudet University Press, November 2015
288 pp., 15.2x22.8 cm, 22 tables, 3 figures, 7 photos
This volume brings together the best research presented at the first International Symposium on Signed Language Interpreting and Translation Research. Editors Brenda Nicodemus and Keith Cagle have gathered an international group of contributors who a...
HB: £52,50
Deaf Heart A Novel
ISBN: PB: 9781563686030, Gallaudet University Press, October 2015
232 pp., 13.9x21.6 cm, 20 photos
Told through a series of quirky, irreverent short stories and letters home during the early 1980s, "The Deaf Heart" chronicles a year in the life of Dempsey "Max" McCall, a Deaf biomedical photography resident at a teaching hospital on the island of...
PB: £15,00
Women and Deafness Double Visions
ISBN: PB: 9781563686177, Gallaudet University Press, October 2015
312 pp., 15.2x22.8 cm, 4 tables, 19 figures, sign illus.
This new collection bridges two dynamic academic fields: Women's Studies and Deaf Studies. The 14 contributors to this interdisciplinary volume apply research and methodological approaches from sociology, ethnography, literary/film studies, history,...
PB: £28,00
Citizenship, Politics, Difference Perspectives from Sub-Saharan Signed Language Communities
ISBN: HB: 9781563686344, Gallaudet University Press, June 2015
232 pp., 17.8x25.4 cm, 15 figures
Sub-Saharan Africa is one of the most linguistically, culturally, and geographically diverse regions of the world, home to more than 2,000 languages. As in the rest of the world, Deaf people live throughout the widely varying sub-Saharan communities,...
HB: £60,00
Historical and Etymological Dictionary of American Sign Language
ISBN: HB: 9781563686214, Gallaudet University Press, June 2015
344 pp., 17.8x25.4 cm, 1150 sign illus.
The story of how American Sign Language (ASL) came to be is almost mythic. In the early 19th century, a hearing American reverend, Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet, met a Deaf French educator, Laurent Clerc, who agreed to come to the United States and help e...
HB: £56,50
Learning American Sign Language in High School Motivation, Strategies, and Achievement
ISBN: HB: 9781563686429, Gallaudet University Press, June 2015
208 pp., 15.2x22.8 cm, 36 tables
Reflecting the exponential growth of college courses offering American Sign Language (ASL) as a foreign language, high schools have followed suit with significant increases in ASL classes during the past two decades. Despite this trend, high school A...
HB: £41,50
Legal Rights The Guide for Deaf and Hard of Hearing People (6th Edition)
ISBN: PB: 9781563686443, Gallaudet University Press, June 2015
304 pp., 15.2x22.8 cm
The standard handbook on law affecting deaf and hard of hearing people has been completely rewritten and updated. The sixth edition of "Legal Rights: The Guide for Deaf and Hard of Hearing People" meticulously describes those statutes that prohibit d...
PB: £26,50
Deaf Space in Adamorobe An Ethnographic Study in a Village in Ghana
ISBN: HB: 9781563686320, Gallaudet University Press, April 2015
262 pp., 15.2x22.8 cm, 3 tables, 11 figures, 24 photos
Shared signing communities consist of a relatively high number of hereditarily deaf people living together with hearing people in relative isolation. In the United States, Martha's Vineyard gained mythical fame as a paradise for deaf people where eve...
HB: £60,00
Interpreter Education in the Digital Age Innovation, Access, and Change
ISBN: HB: 9781563686382, Gallaudet University Press, April 2015
346 pp., 15.2x22.8 cm, 23 tables
This collection brings together innovative research and approaches for blended learning using digital technology in interpreter education for signed and spoken languages. Volume editors Suzanne Ehrlich and Jemina Napier call upon the expertise of 21...
HB: £56,50
Mickey's Harvest A Novel of a Deaf Boy's Checkered Life
ISBN: PB: 9781563686368, Gallaudet University Press, February 2015
232 pp., 13.9x21.6 cm
Howard L. Terry wrote a novel between 1917 and 1922, which he donated to the Gallaudet University Archives in 1951. There it rested until a resurgence of interest in Deaf literature led to its recent rediscovery. Mickey's "Harvest: A Novel of a Deaf...
PB: £22,50