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Language Policy and Planning for Sign Languages

Timothy G. Reagan

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The 16th Volume in the Sociolinguistics in Deaf Communities Series


List of Figures

List of Abbreviations

Editorial Advisory Board

Editorís Note


1. Sign Language and the deafworld as a Special Case:
An Overview

2. Language Planning and Language Policy: An Introduction

3. American Sign Language, Language Planning, and Language

4. The Creation and Use of Manual Sign Codes as Language

5. International Perspectives on Sign Language, Language Planning,
and Language Policy

6. Conclusion: The deafworld, Language, and Power




Timothy G. Reagan is Dean, Graduate School of Education, Nazarbayev University, Astana, Kazakhstan.

ISBN 978-1-56368-462-3, ISSN 1080-5494, 6 x 9 casebound, 296 pages, figures, illustrations, references, index


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