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Author Kusters, Annelies, author

Title Deaf space in Adamorobe : an ethnographic study in a village in Ghana / Annelies Kusters
Published Washington, DC : Gallaudet University Press, 2015
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Contents A deaf anthropologist's journey -- Adamorobe: an Akan village in the Akwapim Valley -- A deaf-inclusive village "since time immemorial until the end of days" -- "Deaf same"? Deaf spaces and deaf sociality -- Explanations of deafness in Adamorobe -- The marriage prohibition and deaf-deaf relationships -- Deaf education, the deaf church group, literacy, and Ghanaian sign language -- Charitable aid, development projects, and group leadership -- Visitors, researchers, and tourism -- The end of the "deaf village"?
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Akan (African people) -- Ghana -- Adamorobe.
Deaf culture -- Ghana -- Adamorobe.
Deaf -- Marriage -- Ghana -- Adamorobe.
Deaf -- Ghana -- Adamorobe -- Social life and customs.
Ethnology -- Ghana -- Adamorobe.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1563686333 (electronic bk.)
9781563686337 (electronic bk.)
(hardcover ; alk. paper)