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Hearing People in Deaf Families
Michele Bishop and
Sociolinguistics in Deaf Communities, Volume 14
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Bishop and Hicks bring together a group of 10 essays, both research studies and personal stories, about the shared culture of hearing children who grow up in deaf families. Coverage encompasses bimodal bilingualism and language acquisition in adults, grammatical markers, the cultural and linguistic behaviors of hearing children from deaf families, sign and spoken language contact phenomena, societal influences, and issues of self-expression, identity, and experience. Essays were written by scholars of linguistics, psychiatry, and psychology, and authors who are deaf, hearing or children of deaf adults, who are based in the US, Europe, Australia, and Brazil.
Michele Bishop is an adjunct professor of English at Santa Rosa Junior College.
Sherry L. Hicks is a visiting lecturer of linguistics at the University of California, Berkeley.
ISBN 978-1-56368-432-6, ISSN 1080-5494, 340 pages, tables, figures, photographs, references, index