The Mask of Benevolence: Disabling the Deaf Community
- Author:Harlan Lane
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- Languages:English (Unknown), English (Original Language), English (Published)
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- Dimensions (in):1 x 5.2 x 8
- Publication Date:March 1, 1999
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A look at the gulf that separates the deaf minority from the hearing world, this book sheds light on the mistreatment of the deaf community by a hearing establishment that resists understanding and awareness. Critically acclaimed as a breakthrough when it was first published in 1992, this new edition includes information on the science and ethics of childhood cochlear implants. An indictment of the ways in which experts in the scientific, medical, and educational establishment purport to serve the deaf, this book describes how they, in fact, do them great harm.
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