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Politics of language practices in deaf education

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posted on 1998-01-01, 00:00 authored by Linda R. Komesaroff
Argues that issues of power, control and legitimacy are central to language practices in deaf education. Documents the competing beliefs and attitudes about language practices held by teachers of the deaf, policy-makers and other stakeholders in deaf education. Barriers at the system, school, and staff level perpetuate instruction through English and restrict the introduction of Auslan, the language of the deaf community.

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xvii, 353 leaves : ill. ; 31 cm.

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eng

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Thesis (Ph.D.)--Deakin University, Victoria, 1998.

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Ph.D.

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Faculty of Arts and Education

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