A Journey Into the Deaf World, by Harlan Lane, Ben Bahan, Robert Hoffmeister
In this book, three scholars of Deaf culture offer insights into the deaf community, particularly among deaf people in the United States who use American Sign Language. The book talks about what deaf culture is, how sign language benefits deaf children and hearing people, how deaf people integrate into society, and more.
This book was co-written by Harlan Lane, Ben Bahan, and Robert Hoffmeister. One author (Ben Bahan) is deaf, the other two are hearing. One of the authors (Robert Hoffmeister) has deaf parents. This book was published in May 1996. Although some of the content is out of date, this book is considered a classic in the field of Deaf Studies. It is often assigned as required reading in some university programs.
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