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1        A World's Eye View: Deaf                                1
         Cultures in Global Perspective

         Leila Monaghan

2        British Manual Alphabets in                          25
         the Education of Deaf People
         Since the 17th Century

         Rachel Sutton-Spence

3        Austria's Hidden Conflict: Hearing                   49
         Culture Versus Deaf Culture

         Franz Dotter and Ingeborg Okorn

4        Pedagogical Issues in Swedish                        67
         Deaf Education

         Sangeeta Bagga-Gupta and Lars-Ake Domfors

5        Romance and Reality: Sociolinguistic                 89
         Similarities and Differences between
         Swiss German Sign Language and
         Rhaeto-Romansh

         Penny Boyes Braem, Benno Caramore,
         Roland Hermann, and Patricia Shores Hermann




6        The Dilemma of the Hard                          114
          of Hearing within the U.S.
          Deaf Community  

          Donald A. Grushkin

 7        Sociolinguistic Dynamics in                      141
          American Deaf Communities:
          Peer Groups Versus Families

          Ceil Lucas and Susan Scbatz

 8        School Language and Shifts in                    153
          Irish Deaf Identity

          Barbara LeMaster

 9        Surdos Venceremos: The Rise of                   173
          the Brazilian Deaf Community

          Norine Berenz

10        South African Sign Language:                      194
          Changing Policies and Practice

          Debra Aarons and Louise Reynolds

11        U-Turns, Deaf Shock, and                         211
          the Hard of Hearing: Japanese
          Deaf Identities at the Borderlands

          Karen Nakamura

12        The Chiying School of Taiwan:                    230
          A Foreigner's Perspective

          Jean Ann

13        The Changing World of the                        249
          Russian Deaf Community

          Michael Pursglove and Anna Komarova




14       New Ways to Be Deaf in Nicaragua:               260
          Changes in Language, Personhood,
          and Community

          Richard J. Senghas

15       Sign Languages and Deaf Identities              283
          in Thailand and Viet Nam

          James Woodward

16       A for Apple: The Impact of                      302
          Western Education and ASL on the
          Deaf Community in Kano
          State, Northern Nigeria

          Constanze Schmaling

Contributors                                             311

Index                                                    313





Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Deaf Cross-cultural studies, Sign language Cross-cultural studies, Identity (Psychology) Cross-cultural studies, Social adjustment Cross-cultural studies, Intercultural communication, Culture conflict