The sociolinguistics of sign languages / edited by Ceil Lucas. - Cambridge, UK : New York : Cambridge University Press, c2001. - xviii, 259 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 217-248) and index.

Machine generated contents note: I Introduction -- CEIL LUCAS -- 2 Multilingualism: The global approach to sign languages -- BENCIE WOLL, RACHEL SUTTON-SPENCE -- AND FRANCES BLTON -- 3 Bilingualism and language contact -- JEAN ANN -- 4 Sociolinguistic variation -- CEIl. LUCAS, ROBERT BAYLEY, CLAYTON VALLI, -- MARY ROSE AND ALYSSA WULF -- 5 Discourse analysis -- MELANIE METZGER AND BEN BAHAN -- 6 Language planning and policy -- TIMOTHY REAGAN -- 7 Language attitudes -- SARAH BURNS, PATRICK MATTHEWS -- AND EVELYN NOLAN-CONROY -- Bibliography -- Index. Table of contents



0521794749 (pbk.) 9780521791373 0521791375

2001018428


Sign language.
Deaf--Means of communication.
Sociolinguistics.

HV2474 / .S62 2001

306.440872 / SOC 2001

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