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The Sociolinguistics of Sign Languages

by Ceil Lucas

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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.

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This is an accessible introduction to the major areas of sociolinguistics as they relate to sign languages and deaf communities. It brings together a team of leading experts in sign linguistics and covers a wide range of topics including variation, multilingualism, bilingualism, language attitudes and discourse analysis.… (more)

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