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Deaf Culture

Materials that discuss "deaf culture" as a subject

Materials examining or studying deaf culture and/or the concept of deaf culture:

When looking for books and articles in library catalogs and databases try these subjects/ subject headings:

  • Deafness -- Social aspects
  • Deafness -- Political aspects
  • Deaf -- Social conditions


Here is an example of possible book titles: 

  • Deaf in America: Voices from a culture.
  • Introduction to American Deaf Culture
  • Deaf Heritage: A Narrative History of Deaf America
  • Many ways to be deaf: International variation in deaf communities


  • Academic Search Premier indexes a wide assortment of popular and scholarly journals (including Sign Language Studies)


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