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Publication Date: 1978
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Attitudes Toward Deaf People on Providence Island
Woodward, James
Sign Language Studies, 18, 49-68, Spr 78
Although most societies view deaf people as inferior to hearing people and often actively discriminate against deaf individuals and groups, the 3,000 hearing people on Providence Island come closer to an equal acceptance and treatment of deaf people than do those in other societies that have been studied. (Author/HP)
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