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Deaf and Disabled, or Deafness Disabled?: Towards a Human Rights Perspective Mairian Corker

Deaf and Disabled, or Deafness Disabled?: Towards a Human Rights Perspective

Mairian Corker

Published January 1st 1998
ISBN : 9780335197002
Hardcover
165 pages
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 About the Book 

Deaf people are subject to different concepts of the deaf and disabled, and their place within society. There is a danger that some deaf people will become marginalized within the prevailing policy or service framework, which, in itself, mitigatesMoreDeaf people are subject to different concepts of the deaf and disabled, and their place within society. There is a danger that some deaf people will become marginalized within the prevailing policy or service framework, which, in itself, mitigates against full rights, choice and participation. There is therefore a great need to identify a common language for the experience of oppression and empowerment which all deaf people can share without sacrificing their rights to self-definition.