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Sound Studies Meets Deaf Studies

Michele Friedner and Stefan Helmreich

in Sounding the Limits of Life: Essays in the Anthropology of Biology and Beyond

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691164809
eISBN:
9781400873869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691164809.003.0013
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines “sound” and “hearing” in relation to silence and deafness. Sound studies and Deaf studies would seem, at first perception, to operate in worlds apart. Sound studies privileges ... More


Selecting for Disability and the Welfare of the Child

Stephen Wilkinson

in Choosing Tomorrow's Children: The Ethics of Selective Reproduction

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199273966
eISBN:
9780191706585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273966.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter addresses two questions. First, is there anything wrong with deliberately creating a child with a disability (such as deafness)? Second, what is the proper role of child welfare ... More


Critical periods for human cortical development: An ERP study in children with cochlear implant

Curtis W. Ponton

in Reprogramming the Cerebral Cortex: Plasticity following central and peripheral lesions

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198528999
eISBN:
9780191723926
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528999.003.0011
Subject:
Neuroscience, Disorders of the Nervous System

This chapter describes the effects that a period of auditory deprivation due to profound deafness, followed by restoration of sensation via a cochlear implant, has on the development of the human ... More


Quantifying Neuroanatomic Differences

John S. Allen and Joel Bruss

in Human Brain Anatomy in Computerized Images

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195165616
eISBN:
9780199864041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195165616.003.0006
Subject:
Neuroscience, Techniques, Disorders of the Nervous System

This chapter provides a description of neuroanatomical differences, with an emphasis on quantification. An overview of methods used to measure brain structures along with basic rules for the manual ... More


Deaf Subjects: Between Identities and Places

Brenda Jo Brueggemann

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814799666
eISBN:
9780814739006
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814799666.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

In an exploration of what it means to be deaf, the book goes beyond any simple notion of identity politics to explore the very nature of identity itself. Looking at a variety of cultural texts, it ... More


Empire, Sign Languages, and the Long Expedition, 1819–1821

Robert Lawrence Gunn

in Ethnology and Empire: Languages, Literature, and the Making of the North American Borderlands

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781479842582
eISBN:
9781479812516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479842582.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Chapter 2 explores early written documentation of Plains Indian Sign Language (PISL)—often referred to as Plains Sign Talk, or Hand Talk—noted pervasively across 19th-Century literatures of ... More


Access to Language and Cognitive Development

Michael Siegal and Luca Surian (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199592722
eISBN:
9780191731488
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592722.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Social Psychology

One of the most important questions about children's development involves how knowledge acquisition depends on the effect of language experience. To what extent, and in what ways, is a child's ... More


Hearing Parents' Reactions to the Identification of Deafness and Cognitive or Motor Disabilities

Kathryn P. Meadow-Orlans, Birgit Dyssegaard, and Sybil Smith-Gray

in The World of Deaf Infants: A Longitudinal Study

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195147902
eISBN:
9780199893775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195147902.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

This chapter is divided into two parts. Part I deals with the responses of hearing parents to questionnaires about stress associated with hearing loss in a young infant and about sources of support ... More


Composers with Disabilities and the Critical Reception of their Music

Joseph N. Straus

in Extraordinary Measures: Disability in Music

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199766451
eISBN:
9780199895007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199766451.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Popular, Philosophy of Music

The Western classical tradition is composer-centered, and a surprising number of canonic composers have had profound experiences of disability that have shaped their work and its reception. Critical ... More


Musical Narratives of Disability Overcome: Beethoven

Joseph N. Straus

in Extraordinary Measures: Disability in Music

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199766451
eISBN:
9780199895007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199766451.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Popular, Philosophy of Music

Beginning around 1800, composers evoke disability in the form of “tonal problems” (i. e. non-normative melodic or harmonic events) and then construct a musical narrative in which the disability is ... More


Prodigious Hearing, Normal Hearing, and Disablist Hearing

Joseph N. Straus

in Extraordinary Measures: Disability in Music

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199766451
eISBN:
9780199895007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199766451.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Popular, Philosophy of Music

Differences among bodies—differences in morphology and functioning that may be classified as disabilities—shape the way people think about, hear, and make sense of music. Traditional music theories ... More


Effects of Blindness and Deafness on the Development of Spatial Perception and Cognition

Teresa V. Mitchell

in The Emerging Spatial Mind

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195189223
eISBN:
9780199848096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189223.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter considers the consequences of blindness and deafness on spatial perception and cognition. A critical question is whether ... More


Understanding Other Minds: Perspectives from developmental social neuroscience

Simon Baron-Cohen, Michael Lombardo, and Helen Tager-Flusberg (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199692972
eISBN:
9780191758515
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199692972.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This book comprises 26 exciting chapters by internationally renowned scholars, addressing the central psychological process separating humans from other animals: the ability to imagine the thoughts ... More


Theory of mind in deaf children: Illuminating the relative roles of language and executive functioning in the development of social cognition

Jennie Pyers and Peter A. de Villiers

in Understanding Other Minds: Perspectives from developmental social neuroscience

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199692972
eISBN:
9780191758515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199692972.003.0019
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

While executive function and language both support false-belief understanding in typically developing children, our review of the research with deaf children shows that in this population, language ... More


Theory of mind, development, and deafness

Henry M. Wellman and Candida C. Peterson

in Understanding Other Minds: Perspectives from developmental social neuroscience

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199692972
eISBN:
9780191758515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199692972.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

We briefly review theory of mind development in typically developing children. With that background we consider two further topics in more depth. First we overview new, insightful methods that reveal ... More


Introduction: The Soviet People of Silence

Claire L. Shaw

in Deaf in the USSR: Marginality, Community, and Soviet Identity, 1917-1991

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501713668
eISBN:
9781501713798
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501713668.003.0001
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This introduction presents an overview of deaf history in the Soviet context, and establishes the central themes – marginality, community and identity – that frame the monograph. It considers how ... More


Documenting Cognitive Disability

Benjamin Fraser

in Disability Studies and Spanish Culture: Films, Novels, the Comic and the Public Exhibition

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781846318702
eISBN:
9781846317965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318702.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This chapter looks at two Spanish documentaries focusing on people with cognitive/intellectual disabilities. The first film, ¿Qué tienes debajo del sombrero± (2006, Lola Barrera and Iñaki Peñafiel) ... More


‘The most dangerous thing in England’? Detection, deviance and disability in Richard Marsh’s Judith Lee stories

Minna Vuohelainen

in Richard Marsh, popular fiction and literary culture, 1890-1915: Rereading the fin de siècle

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526124340
eISBN:
9781526136206
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526124340.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This essay examines the adventures of Richard Marsh’s female detective and lip-reader Judith Lee (1911–16). The short-story series offers a powerful example of the cross-fertilisation of the genres ... More


American Sign Language and the Academy: The Little Language That Could

Brenda Jo Brueggemann

in Deaf Subjects: Between Identities and Places

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814799666
eISBN:
9780814739006
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814799666.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter illustrates the betweenity power and potential of American Sign Language (ASL) in the academy, wedged as it is between traditional letter-bound views of language and literature and a ... More


Employment experiences and outcomes of young people in Scotland who are deaf or hard of hearing: intersections of deafness and social class

Mariela Fordyce and Sheila Riddell

in Disabled people, work and welfare: Is employment really the answer?

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447318323
eISBN:
9781447318347
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447318323.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter focuses on the influence of social class on the employment outcomes of young people who are deaf or hard of hearing (DHH) in Scotland. It draws on semi-structured interviews with young ... More


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