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At Home Among Strangers: Exploring the Deaf Community in the United States
by Jerome D. Schein
Gallaudet University Press, 1989
Cloth: 978-0-930323-51-6 | eISBN: 978-1-56368-164-6 | Paper: 978-1-56368-141-7
Library of Congress Classification HV2545.S29 1989
Dewey Decimal Classification 362.420973

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ABOUT THIS BOOK

At Home Among Strangers presents an engrossing portrait of the Deaf community as a complex, nationwide social network that offers unique kinship to deaf people across the country. Schein depicts in striking detail the history and culture of the Deaf community, its structural underpinnings, the intricacies of family life, issues of education and rehabilitation, economic factors, and interaction with the medical and legal professions. This book is a fascinating, provocative exploration of the Deaf community in the United States for scholars and lay people alike.



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