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Sign Languages in Contact

David Quinto-Pozos, Editor

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The 13th Volume in the Sociolinguistics in Deaf Communities Series

Contents

Editorial Advisory Board, vii
Series Editor’s Introduction, ix
Editor’s Introduction: Outlining Considerations for the Study of Signed Language Contact, I
   David Quinto-Pozos

PART ONE: CONTACT IN A TRILINGUAL SETTING

“Māori Signs”: The Construction of Indigenous Deaf Identity in New Zealand Sign Language, 31
   Rachel McKee, David McKee, Kirsten Smiler, Karen Pointon

PART TWO: LEXICAL COMPARISONS

North American Indian Signed Language Varieties: A Comparative Historical Linguistic Assessment, 83
   Jeffrey Davis

Comparing the Lexicons of Japanese Sign Language and Taiwan Sign Language: A Preliminary Study Focusing on the Difference in the Handshape Parameter, 123
   Daisuke Sasaki

PART THREE: LANGUAGE ATTRITION

Evidence for First Language Attrition of Russian Sign Language among Immigrants to Israel, 151
   Judith Yoel

PART FOUR: FOREIGN ASSISTANCE AND LANGUAGE CONTACT

Albanian Sign Language: Language Contact, International Sign, and Gesture, 193
   Karin Hoyer

The Sign Language of Mainland China at the Ch’iying School in Taiwan, 235
   Jean Ann, Wayne H. Smith, and Chiangsheng Yu

Contributors, 259
Index


David Quinto-Pozos is Assistant Professor, Department of Speech and Hearing Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, IL.

ISBN 1-56368-356-3, 978-1-56368-356-5, 6 x 9 casebound, 252 pages, photographs, figures, tables, references, index

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