ISBN-10:
1563681447
ISBN-13:
9781563681448
Pub. Date:
10/15/2003
Publisher:
Gallaudet University Press
What's Your Sign for Pizza? An Introduction to Variation in American Sign Language / Edition 1

What's Your Sign for Pizza? An Introduction to Variation in American Sign Language / Edition 1

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781563681448
Publisher: Gallaudet University Press
Publication date: 10/15/2003
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 200
Sales rank: 588,679
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Prefaceix
Introduction1
1.Some Basic Concepts about Language3
2.Signs Have Parts12
3.Variation: Basic Concepts17
4.Phonological Variation23
5.Syntactic Variation41
6.Lexical Variation46
7.Collecting Variable Data54
8.Summary and Conclusions57
Notes59
Supplementary Readings61
The Importance of Variation Research for Deaf Communities63
Lexical Variation in African American and White Signing83
Sociolinguistic Variation111
Index181

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