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Title: The Sociolinguistics of Sign Languages
Written By: Ceil Lucas
Description:

This is an accessible introduction to the major areas of sociolinguistics as they relate to sign languages and deaf communities. Clearly organized, it brings together a team of leading experts in sign linguistics to survey the field, and covers a wide range of topics including variation, multilingualism, bilingualism, language attitudes, discourse analysis, language policy and planning. Each chapter introduces the key issues in each area of inquiry and provides a comprehensive review of the literature. The book also includes suggestions for further reading and helpful exercises.

Publication Year: 2001
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Discourse Analysis
Sociolinguistics
Language Family(ies): Sign Language
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 791375
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Pages: 267
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ISBN: 794749
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Pages: 267
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