ISBN-10:
0199777543
ISBN-13:
9780199777549
Pub. Date:
12/21/2012
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Introduction to American Deaf Culture

Introduction to American Deaf Culture

by Thomas K. Holcomb

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780199777549
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 12/21/2012
Series: Professional Perspectives On Deafness: Evidence and Applications Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 386
Sales rank: 104,080
Product dimensions: 9.20(w) x 6.00(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Thomas K. Holcomb is Professor of Deaf Studies at Ohlone College in Fremont, California, where he teaches both Deaf and hearing students in courses on Deaf culture, Deaf education, and ASL/English Interpretation. Holcomb's family — his parents, grandparents, children, and grandson — are all Deaf. With over 30 years of teaching experience, as well as several publications, training packages, and DVDs to his name, Holcomb is considered a leading authority on Deaf culture. He has presented in 45 states and several different countries, including Brazil, Canada, Chile, Costa Rica, Japan, and Sweden. His academic credentials include a bachelor's degree from Gallaudet University, a master's degree from Rochester Institute of Technology, and a PhD from the University of Rochester.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction
Chapter 2 Culture Defined
Chapter 3 Who are the Deaf People?
Chapter 4 Deafhood: A Personal Journey Toward Self-Actualization
Chapter 5 Early Definitions of Deaf Culture
Chapter 6 Deaf Culture Redefined
Chapter 7 ASL — Language of the American Deaf Community
Chapter 8 Deaf Lit
Chapter 9 Deaf Art
Chapter 10 Rules of Social Interaction
Chapter 11 The Vibrant Deaf Community
Chapter 12 The Collision Between Culture and Disability
Chapter 13 Diversity within the Deaf Community
Chapter 14 The Universality of the Deaf Experience
Chapter 15 The Future of the Deaf Community

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