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Author Nakamura, Karen, 1970-
Title Deaf in Japan : signing and the politics of identity / Karen Nakamura.
Imprint Ithaca, N.Y. : Cornell University Press, 2006.

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 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  HV2883 .N35 2006    AVAILABLE  
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 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  HV2883 .N35 2006    AVAILABLE  
Author Nakamura, Karen, 1970-
Subject Deaf -- Japan -- History.
Japanese Sign Language -- History.
Group identity -- Japan -- History.
Description xx, 226 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 201-215) and index.
Contents The politics of Japanese sign language -- The early history of the deaf in Japan -- Life history : Nakano Shizuyo, a prewar-generation deaf woman -- Middle-generation deaf in the postwar period -- Three postwar women's lives : Sano Hiroe, Horikawa Hiro, and Funata Hatsuko -- The postwar generation of deaf activists -- The Japanese Federation of the Deaf and the welfare state -- Deaf students in the post-mainstreaming era -- Life history : Yamashita Mayumi, a deaf youth in contemporary Japan -- Language wars and language politics, or, How an itinerant anthropologist introduced a new sign into the Japanese sign lexicon.
ISBN 0801443504 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780801443503 (cloth : alk. paper)
080147356X (pbk.)
9780801473562 (pbk.)
OCLC # 64486845


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