A Language in Space: The Story of Israeli Sign Language by Irit Meir,Wendy Sandler PDF

By Irit Meir,Wendy Sandler

This English version of A Language in area: the tale of Israeli signal Language, which acquired the Bahat Award for many notable ebook for a common viewers in its Hebrew variation, is an advent to signal language utilizing Israeli signal Language (ISL) as a version. Authors Irit Meir and Wendy Sandler provide a glimpse right into a variety of interesting descriptions of the ISL group to which linguists and different researchers won't have entry. An underlying premise of the ebook is that language is a psychological process with common houses, and that language lives via people.


A transparent and interesting learn, A Language in area addresses appropriate features of signal language, together with the main summary questions and concerns on the topic of society and group. Divided into 3 components, the ebook covers:



  • the linguistic constitution of Israeli signal Language;

  • the language and its group; and

  • a wide depiction of ISL and the contribution of signal language examine to linguistic theory.

This publication is meant for linguists (with or with out a heritage in signal language), psychologists, sociologists, educators, scholars, and somebody with an curiosity within the human means for language.

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