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Nine Classic Bestsellers Now Available in Paperback

GUPress is happy to announce the reissue of nine critically acclaimed books in new paperback formats: Deaf Children in China; Deaf Identities in the Making; Disabling Pedagogy; Ethics in Mental Health and Deafness; Genetics, Disability, and Deafness; Language in Motion; Seeing Language in Sign; Sign Language Interpreting; and Surgical Consent.

Although each of these titles has already made an indelible mark upon its respective discipline, the new editions ensure that these timeless classics will continue to be read for years to come. Click on the images to read more about the books, and order each of these titles at your exclusive subscriber discount rate of 20% off the regular price.

Deaf Children in China

Alison Callaway

Interviews with parents of deaf preschoolers in Nanjing and comparisons to mothers of deaf children in England profile the education and expectations for deaf children in China today.

ISBN 978-1-56368-339-8, 6 x 9 paperback, 336 pages, notes, references, index, $69.95

 

Deaf Identities in the Making
Local Lives, Transnational Connections

Jan-Kåre Breivik

Profiles of ten Norwegian Deaf people living within a translocal/transnational framework depict how core questions of identity are approached from different deaf points of view.

ISBN 978-1-56368-590-3, 6 x 9 paperback, 248 pages, index, $49.95

     

Disabling Pedagogy
Power, Politics, and Deaf Education

Linda Komesaroff

This study exposes the power of the entrenched dominant groups and their influence on the politics of policy and practice in the education of deaf students.

ISBN 978-1-56368-586-6, 6 x 9 paperback, 154 pages, references, index, $45.00

 

Ethics in Mental Health and Deafness

Virginia Gutman, Editor

Mental health experts describe ethical decisions in working with deaf clients, particularly issues of communication.

ISBN 978-1-56368-587-3, 7 x 10 paperback, 224 pages, references, index, $75.00

     

Genetics, Disability, and Deafness

John Vickrey Van Cleve, Editor

This volume brings together essays on science, the humanities, and history to show the many ways that disability, deafness, and the new genetics interact and its meaning for society.

ISBN 978-1-56368-576-7, 6 x 9 paperback, 240 pages, tables, figures, photographs, references, index, $46.95

 

Language in Motion
Exploring the Nature of Sign

Jerome D. Schein and
David A. Stewart

Introduces ASL, Deaf culture, and the Deaf community, with information on how to learn sign language, plus signs from 16 different countries.

ISBN 978-1-56368-582-8, 6 x 9 paperback, 240 pages, illustrations, tables, references, index, $36.50

     
Seeing Language in Sign
The Work of William C. Stokoe

Jane Maher
Foreword by Oliver Sacks

This biography of William C. Stokoe, the father of American Sign Language linguistics, traces his process for discovering and proving that ASL is a true language.

ISBN 978-1-56368-470-8, 6 x 9 paperback, 214 pages, photographs, endnotes, index, $34.50

  Sign Language Interpreting
Deconstructing the Myth of Neutrality

Melanie Metzger

This work demonstrates that the ideal of an interpreter as a neutral language conduit does not exist, a breakthrough study for interpreters, educators, and students.

ISBN 978-1-56368-344-2, 6 x 9 paperback, 216 pages, figures, tables, appendices, references, index, $75.00

     

Surgical Consent
Bioethics and Cochlear Implantation

Linda Komesaroff, Editor

Renowned ethicists, educators, and Deaf leaders express their views on the bioethics of cochlear implantation of children.

ISBN 978-1-56368-583-5, 7 x 10 paperback, 218 pages, references, index, $65.00

 

Other titles soon to be available in paperback include:

Bilingualism and Identity in Deaf Communities

Deaf Empowerment

The Human Right to Language

Judaism and Disability

Sign Language Research

Signed Languages



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