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The Resource Illusions of equality : deaf Americans in school and factory, 1850-1950, Robert M. Buchanan

Illusions of equality : deaf Americans in school and factory, 1850-1950, Robert M. Buchanan

Label
Illusions of equality : deaf Americans in school and factory, 1850-1950
Title
Illusions of equality
Title remainder
deaf Americans in school and factory, 1850-1950
Statement of responsibility
Robert M. Buchanan
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "The working lives of Deaf Americans from the mid-1850s to the post-World War II era depended upon strategies created by deaf community leaders to win and keep jobs through periods of low national employment as well as high. Deaf people typically sought to de-emphasize their identity as sign language users to be integrated better into the workforce. But in his absorbing new book Illusions of Equality, Robert Buchanan shows that events during this period would thwart these efforts."--Jacket
  • "The residential schools for deaf students established in the nineteenth century favored a bilingual approach to education that stressed the use of American Sign Language while also recognizing the value of learning English. But the success of this system was disrupted by the rise of oralism, with its commitment to teaching deaf children speech and its ban of sign language
  • "The working lives of Deaf Americans from the mid-1850s to the post-World War II era depended upon strategies created by deaf community leaders to win and keep jobs through periods of low national employment as well as high. Deaf people typically sought to de-emphasize their identity as sign language users to be integrated better into the workforce. But in his absorbing new book Illusions of Equality, Robert Buchanan shows that events during this period would thwart these efforts."--BOOK JACKET
  • Buchanan depicts the subsequent ramifications in sobering terms: most deaf students left school with limited educations and abilities that qualified them for only marginal jobs. He also describes the insistence of the male hierarchy in the deaf community on defending the tactics of individual responsibility through the end of World War II, a policy that continually failed to earn job security for Deaf workers."--Jacket
  • Buchanan depicts the subsequent ramifications in sobering terms: most deaf students left school with limited educations and abilities that qualified them for only marginal jobs. He also describes the insistence of the male hierarchy in the deaf community on defending the tactics of individual responsibility through the end of World War II, a policy that continually failed to earn job security for Deaf workers."--BOOK JACKET
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Buchanan, Robert M
Dewey number
305.9/08162
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HV2530
LC item number
.B83 1999
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Deaf
  • Deaf
  • Doofheid
  • Integratie
  • Onderwijs
  • Werkomgeving
  • Sordos
  • Sourds
  • Sourds
  • USA
Label
Illusions of equality : deaf Americans in school and factory, 1850-1950, Robert M. Buchanan
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 187-204) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 5.
  • "For One's Daily Bread": Entering Industry
  • 6.
  • "Conspiracy of Silence": Contesting Exclusion and Oral Hegemony
  • 7.
  • "To Stand on Their Own": Looking to the Future
  • 1.
  • "For the Deaf of the Land": Building Independence
  • 2.
  • "Our Claims to Justice": Challenging Oralism
  • 3.
  • "Shoulder to Shoulder": Protesting Civil Service Discrimination
  • 4.
  • "For the Deaf by the Deaf": Advocating Labor Bureaus
Control code
41977247
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvii, 214 pages
Isbn
9781563680847
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
99040421
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)41977247
Label
Illusions of equality : deaf Americans in school and factory, 1850-1950, Robert M. Buchanan
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 187-204) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 5.
  • "For One's Daily Bread": Entering Industry
  • 6.
  • "Conspiracy of Silence": Contesting Exclusion and Oral Hegemony
  • 7.
  • "To Stand on Their Own": Looking to the Future
  • 1.
  • "For the Deaf of the Land": Building Independence
  • 2.
  • "Our Claims to Justice": Challenging Oralism
  • 3.
  • "Shoulder to Shoulder": Protesting Civil Service Discrimination
  • 4.
  • "For the Deaf by the Deaf": Advocating Labor Bureaus
Control code
41977247
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvii, 214 pages
Isbn
9781563680847
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
99040421
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)41977247

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