Introduction (pages 2-25)

Introduction (pages 2-25)

Chapter One (pages 27-73)

Chapter One (pages 27-73)

Chapter Two (pages 75-133)

Chapter Two (pages 75-133)

Chapter Three (pages 133-157)

Chapter Three (pages 133-157)

Deafness and Deafhood in Western Civilisation

Discourse Analysis

Hegemony

Colonialism, Part 1

Colonialism, Part 2

The Deafhood Concept

The Subaltern

The Role of Lay People

Majorities Societies and the “Other”

The Discursive System, Lay People and Deaf/Disabled People

Lay Discourses and the Others

Academic Study and the Others

Majority Discourses and Deaf Communities

Deaf People and Graeco-Roman Discourses

Deaf People in Judaic Discourse

Deaf People and Early Christian Discourse

Deaf People and Monastic Discourses

The Status of Gesture in Lay Societies

Deaf Artists and Lay Attitudes

Deaf People in Turkish Ottoman Society

The Story of Martha’s Vineyard

The Enlightenment Onwards

Deaf People and the Beginnings of Educational Discourse

From Enlightenment towards the 19th Century Hearing Discourses – Part A

From Enlightenment towards the 19th Century Hearing Discourses – Part B

From Enlightenment towards the 19th Century Deaf Discourses – Part A

From Enlightenment towards the 19th Century Deaf Discourses – Part B

Deaf Discourses – Part C

From Enlightenment towards the 19th Century Deaf Discourses – Part C

The Discourses of Hearing Allies

Oralist Discourses and Deaf Communities

Colonialism and Oralist Discourses

The Emergence of Scientism and Medical Discourses – Part 1

The Emergence of Scientism and Medical Discourses – Part 2

The Emergence of Scientism and Medical Discourses – Part 3

Social Class and 19th Century Discourses on Welfare & Charity

Oralism and the Renewed Religious Discourse

Micro-Physics of Power and the Oralist Discursive System

Post-Milan Developments in Deaf Discourse

Responses to Oralism – Part A

Responses to Oralism – Part B

The “Post-Milan” Aftermath — Defeating Deaf Discourses

Chapter Two Summary