Gallaudet encyclopedia of deaf people and deafness, Volume 1

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McGraw-Hill, 1987 - Deaf - 1400 pages
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Here for the first time is a comprehensive single source providing information on every possible aspect of the issues & culture of the deaf & hearing-impaired community. Published under the sponsorship of Gallaudet University, Washington, DC, the world's only liberal arts college for the deaf, & written by 300 experts from around the world in the fields of sociology, audiology, law, education, psychology, history, & rehabilitation, this unique & authoritative three-volume reference work is broad in scope & international in coverage. It features 271 articles on sign languages & other methods of communication hearing, audiology, & auditory disorders organizations, associations, publications of the deaf community, rehabilitation, demographics, religion, biographies of distinguished deaf individuals, educational programs, & the conditions & status of the deaf community in most of the major countries around the world. This unique encyclopedia, including an 8,000-entry index & bibliographies for most articles, meet

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This ambitious three-volume set covers social, cultural, psychological, physical, and educational aspects of deafness. Signed articles range from half-page to more than 30 pages with subsections and ... Read full review


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