Sign language structure: an outline of the visual communication systems of the American deaf. 1960.

@article{Stokoe2005SignLS,
  title={Sign language structure: an outline of the visual communication systems of the American deaf. 1960.},
  author={William C. Stokoe},
  journal={Journal of deaf studies and deaf education},
  year={2005},
  volume={10 1},
  pages={
          3-37
        }
}
  • W. Stokoe
  • Published 2005
  • Sociology, Medicine
  • Journal of deaf studies and deaf education
It is approaching a half century since Bill Stokoe published his revolutionary monograph, Sign Language Structure: An Outline of the Visual Communication Systems of the American Deaf It is rare for a work of innovative scholarship to spark a social as well as an intellectual revolution, but that is just what Stokoe's 1960 paper did. And it is indicative both of Stokoe's genius and of his commitment that he did not simply publish his groundbreaking work and then sit back to watch the revolutions… Expand
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