Chapter 20. The Sociolinguistics of Sign Languages

  1. Martin J. Ball
  1. Ceil Lucas,
  2. Robert Bayley and
  3. Arlene Blumenthal Kelly

Published Online: 14 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470754856.ch20

Clinical Sociolinguistics

Clinical Sociolinguistics

How to Cite

Lucas, C., Bayley, R. and Kelly, A. B. (2005) The Sociolinguistics of Sign Languages, in Clinical Sociolinguistics (ed M. J. Ball), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Malden, MA, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470754856.ch20

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405112499

Online ISBN: 9780470754856

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Keywords:

  • sociolinguistics;
  • sign languages;
  • deaf community;
  • social settings;
  • research

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Deaf culture

  • Sociolinguistic variation in sign languages

  • Conclusion