The Sociolinguistics of Sign Languages

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Index
Aarons, D. 14–15
acquisition 51, 202–3
Adegbija, E. 204
adjacency pairs 123
advertisements 204, 212, 214f
Africa 30, 215 n2
African American signing 87
African American Vernacular English (AAVE) 65, 70–3, 207–8, 215 n6
age 61, 95, 96
agent–beneficiary directionality 82, 89
Akach, P. 14–15
Allport, G. W. 183
Allsop, L. 24, 192, 195, 211, 212
Almond, B. 165
Altbach, P. 147
American Sign Language (ASL)
age differences 61
code switching 64, 192–3
cohesion 135–6
constructed dialogue and action 133–5
creolization 57
DEAF 61–2, 85, 101–4, 103f, 106, 107, 124
Deaf attitudes towards 197
definition of 16–17, 23
diachronic variation 83–4
dictionaries 6, 78, 79–80, 152
discourse 86
discourse markers 132–3
and fingerspelling 50–1, 85–6
as 'foreign language' 168
influences on 10, 23, 29
internationalization 163
lexical variation 80, 84
linguistic factors 61–2
and manual sign codes 154–5, 175 n5
morphological and syntactic variation 82–3
mouthing 54
negative incorporation 82, 89
NOW/NOW-THAT 132
phonological variation 80–2, 84–5, 97–9, 98f, 106, 107
and Pidgin Sign English 56
politeness in 122
recognition of 151, 168–9, 215 n2
regional variation 61
repair strategies 130
research on variation 77–86, 89, 97–109
sermons 142
social attitude 17
status 102, 104, 169, 206, 209
syntactic variation 64
teaching and learning 202
see also African American signing; Tactile ASL
Anderson, L. 25–7, 26f, 27f
Ann, J. 54
Anthony, D. 153
Aramburo, A. 87
ASL see American Sign Language
Auslan see Australian Sign Language
Austin, J. 117
Australian Sign Language (Auslan) 16, 23, 28, 152, 215 n2
see also Warlpiri sign language
back-channeling 86, 142
Baer, A. M. 128
Bahan, B. 140–1, 168, 212
Bailey, G. et al.74, 75
Baker, C. 125, 127–8, 129, 182, 184, 193, 209, 212
Baldauf, R. 173
Bali 10–11, 40–1
Banham, D. 9
Barakat, R. 9
Baron, D. 149, 174 n2
Bateson, G. 118
Battison, R. 50, 59, 100
Battison, R. M. 93
Bayley, R. 61, 62, 64, 73, 74, 85, 96, 97, 101–4, 106, 107, 108, 109, 124, 125
Belgium 23, 24, 36

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Table of contents

  • Title Page *
  • Contents vii
  • Figures ix
  • Tables x
  • Contributors xi
  • Foreword xv
  • Preface and Acknowledgments xvii
  • Abbreviations xviii
  • 1 - Introduction 1
  • 2 - Multilingualism: the Global Approach to Sign Languages 8
  • 3 - Bilingualism and Language Contact 33
  • 4 - Sociolinguistic Variation 61
  • Notes *
  • 5 - Discourse Analysis 112
  • 6 - Language Planning and Policy 145
  • Notes *
  • Appendix 6.1 - Statement on the Recognition of the National Sign Languages of the Deaf Passed at the Third European Congress on Sign Language Research, Hamburg (1989) *
  • Appendix 6.2 - World Federation of the Deaf Calls for Recognition of Sign Languages *
  • 7 - Language Attitudes 181
  • Notes *
  • Bibliography 217
  • Index 249
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