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Understanding Deaf Culture

Talks about different concepts of culture and how these apply to deaf communities. He suggests we speak of a new concept called "deafhood".
Image shows the cover of the book "Understanding Deaf Culture: In Search of Deafhood" by Paddy Ladd. Below the title is a black and white drawing of a man who is moving his hands. From behind him, you can see hands touching his ears.

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Understanding Deaf Culture: In Search of Deafhood

In this book, the author talks about the different concepts of culture and how these apply to deaf communities. He talks about how medical concepts of deafness have affected deaf people  and instead proposes we speak of a new concept he calls “deafhood”. This book was written by Paddy Ladd and was published in 2003.

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For people who have print disabilities (for example, blind people), you can try looking for this book in an accessible format via an online service like Bookshare. Or, if you use a library service for people with print disabilities that participates in the ABC Global Book Service, you may wish to inquire whether this book is available.

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