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Branson, Jan, Miller, Don

Damned for Their Difference

The Cultural Construction of Deaf People As Disabled

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The author explores the variety of cultural settings that have sought to classify deaf people throughout history, from eighteenth-century rationalism to the frightening eugenics policies of the early nineteenth century. Simultaneous. (Social Science)

Taal / Language : English

Preface ix
Acknowledgments xix
PART ONE The Cultural Construction of ``the Disabled``: A Historical Overview
The Cosmological Tyranny of Science: From the New Philosophy to Eugenics
The Domestication of Difference: The Classification, Segregation, and Institutionalization of Unreason
PART TWO The Cultural Construction o f Deaf People as ``Disabled ``: A Sociological History o f Discrimination
The New Philosophy, Sign Language, and the Search for the Perfect Language in the Seventeenth Century
The Formalization of Deaf Education and the Cultural Construction of ``the Deaf`` and ``Deafness`` in the Eighteenth Century
The ``Great Confinement`` of Deaf People through Education in the Nineteenth Century
The Alienation and Individuation of Deaf People: Eugenics and Pure Oralism in the Late-Nineteenth Century
Cages of Reason---Bureaucratization and the Education of Deaf People in the Twentieth Century: Teacher Training, Therapy, and Technology
The Denial of Deafness in the Late-Twentieth Century: The Surgical Violence of Medicine and the Symbolic Violence of Mainstreaming
Ethno-Nationalism and Linguistic Imperialism: The State and the Limits of Change in the Battles for Human Rights for Deaf People
Appendix The 1881 Survey of Methods Used in British Schools for the Deaf 255(4)
Bibliography 259(30)
Index 289
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Paperback / softback
300 pagina's
Januari 2002
508 gram
229 x 152 x 25 mm
U.S. Gallaudet University Press gb

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