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ERIC Number: EJ281127
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1983-Feb
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A Re-examination of Sign Language Diglossia.
American Annals of the Deaf, v128 n1 p48-52 Feb 1983
An examination of C. Ferguson's characteristics of diglossia (function, prestige, literary heritage, acquisition, standardization, stability, grammar, lexicon, and phonology) questions the assertion that American Sign Language is inferior to signed English. (CL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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