Central Taurus Sign Language: A Unique Vantage Point into Language Emergence

Ergin, Rabia.
2017

Abstract: Central Taurus Sign Language is a village sign language that naturally emerged in the absence of an accessible linguistic model in an isolated remote area in south-central Turkey, primarily as a result of recessive deafness in the community. Due to cultural, geographical and financial circumstances, deaf villagers did not have the opportunity to receive formal education and learn Turkish... read more

Subjects
Tufts University. Department of Psychology.
Permanent URL
http://hdl.handle.net/10427/012488
ID: tufts:22400
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