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Pouvoir, langue et minorités : le cas de la langue des Sourds français

Abstract : This research seeks to explain how the French Deaf Identity was and is constituted. For this, its approach aims to question the Deaf issue in a multidisciplinary way combining philosophy, linguistics, history and sociology. Chapter 1 proposes an explanation of the constitution of the first Deaf communities and the discriminations they suffered from, via an analysis of its founding myths and in particular the Congress of Milan which banned sign language from the education of deaf children. Then chapter 2, an epistemological analysis of how a language is made language by linguists, sociologists and ethnologists, which in our case necessarily involves an explanation of the specificities of the sign language and the supremacist injunctions of the audio-phonatory languages it undergoes. Finally, Chapter 3 traces the journey of the Deaf community, which has established itself as a social force demanding a place in society through the use of the French sign language.
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Mathilde Queste. Pouvoir, langue et minorités : le cas de la langue des Sourds français. Philosophie. 2021. ⟨dumas-03481365⟩



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