Sociolinguistic Typology and Sign Languages
Adam Schembri; Jordan Fenlon; Kearsy Cormier; Trevor Johnston;
- Publisher: Frontiers Media S.A.
- Journal: Frontiers in Psychology,volume 9 (issn: 1664-1078, eissn: 1664-1078)
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- Subject: typology | sign languages | Psychology | morphology | BF1-990 | Perspective | language complexity | sociolinguistics | linguistic diversity
This paper examines the possible relationship between proposed social determinants of morphological ‘complexity’ and how this contributes to linguistic diversity, specifically via the typological nature of the sign languages of deaf communities. We sketch how the notion... View more