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dc.contributor.authorAhmad, Waqar
dc.contributor.authorAtkin, Karl
dc.contributor.authorJones, Lesley
dc.date.accessioned2018-03-27T08:16:25Z
dc.date.available2018-03-27T08:16:25Z
dc.date.issued2002-11
dc.identifier.urihttps://dspace.adu.ac.ae/handle/1/853
dc.descriptionAhmad, W. I., Atkin, K., & Jones, L. (2002). Being deaf and being other things: Young Asian people negotiating identities. Social Science & Medicine, 55(10), 1757-1769.
dc.description.abstractThis paper explores how Asian deaf young people negotiate identity claims against the backdrop of deaf politics, ethnicity, religion, gender and age. The paper is based on a qualitative study of Asian (mainly Pakistani Muslim) deaf young people and their parents in the UK. The findings provide little support for notions of singular or primary identities (as, for example, ‘Deaf’ people or ‘Muslims’) which may make other identity claims irrelevant. Instead, young people's identifications were multiple, complex and contingent. However, resources and structures remained important for identifications to be cultivated and gaining legitimisation.en_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.publisherElsavieren_US
dc.subjectDeaf Young Peopleen_US
dc.subjectEthnicityen_US
dc.subjectAsian Deaf Peopleen_US
dc.subjectDeaf Communityen_US
dc.subjectUnited Kingdomen_US
dc.titleBeing deaf and being other things: young Asian people negotiating identitiesen_US
dc.typeArticleen_US


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