Deaf Culture

Cultures and Sub-Cultures of the Deaf and Deaf-Blind

Deaf culture describes the social beliefs, behaviors, art, literary traditions, history, values and shared institutions of communities that are affected by deafness and which use sign languages as the main means of communication (http://en. m. wikipedia. org/wiki/Deaf_culture). Much is the same when describing the social cultures of the deaf-blind communities. They come from different social, […]

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Deaf at Disneyland

There is little conformity about why behavior is considered deviant or illegal. Sociologists have long recognized that deviance and its sanctioning may be purposeful for the group in which it occurs. For the case of the deaf community, I personally believe there is a lot more beneath the context of literature and research. What most […]

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Deaf Culture: Viewing How It Is

As is true for every culture, it is hard to create a blanket picture of what it means to live as a part of a culture or to even describe a culture in exact form. The culture of deaf individuals may be different from one person to the next, different from a deaf person’s perspective […]

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