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It’s a Small World explores the interesting and, now and then, debatable proposal of DEAF-SAME (“I am deaf, you're deaf, and so we're the same”) and its impact on deaf areas in the community and globally. The editors and individuals specialise in nationwide and overseas encounters (e.g., meetings, sporting activities, arts fairs, camps) and the function of political/economic strength constructions on deaf lives and the construction of deaf worlds. additionally they think about very important questions about how deaf humans negotiate DEAF-SAME and deaf distinction, with specific consciousness to kin among deaf humans within the international South (countries in Africa, Asia, and Latin the US, with entry to fewer assets than different nations) and the worldwide North (countries in Europe, besides Canada, the U.S., Australia, and a number of other countries with entry to and infrequently regulate of resources). 
 
       Editors Michele Friedner and Annelies Kusters and their members symbolize numerous educational fields, from anthropology and linguistics to cultural and non secular stories. every one bankruptcy during this unique quantity highlights a brand new point of view at the a number of intersections that take place among nationalities, cultures, languages, religions, races, genders, and identities. The textual content is prepared into 5 sections—Gatherings, Language, initiatives, Networks, and Visions. Taken all jointly, the 23 chapters during this booklet offer an realizing of the way sameness and distinction are robust but contested different types in deaf worlds.

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