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The Situation for the Deaf in Sweden
Stockholm University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Psychology.
2009 (English)In: Deaf People Around the World: Educational and Social Perspectives / [ed] Donald F. Moores and Margery S. Miller, Washington: Gallaudet University Press , 2009, 1, 231-244 p.Chapter in book (Other academic)
Abstract [en]

In Deaf People Around the World: Educational and Social Perspectives, the leading researchers in 30 nations describe the shared developmental, social, and educational issues facing deaf people filtered through the prism of unique national, regional, ethnic, and racial realities. Editors Donald F. Moores and Margery S. Miller have organized this remarkable collection in five major sections: Asia/Pacific, the Middle East and Africa, Europe, North and South America, and International Developments, which includes the International Committee on Sports for the Deaf and the World Federation of the Deaf. Deaf People Around the World reveals that deaf people generally have gained a sense of confidence, empowerment, and global awareness of their shared experience. Many have seen significant improvement in their lives from greater educational and professional opportunities. Finally, more deaf leaders argue that the pathological model of deafness must be abandoned to continue this marked progress for deaf people around the world.

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Washington: Gallaudet University Press , 2009, 1. 231-244 p.
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deaf people, Sweden
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Psychology
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Psychology
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URN: urn:nbn:se:su:diva-35826ISBN: 978-1-56368-410-4 (print)OAI: oai:DiVA.org:su-35826DiVA: diva2:288116
Available from: 2010-01-20 Created: 2010-01-20 Last updated: 2010-10-29Bibliographically approved

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