Publication details [#10744]

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This article is about sign language interpreting in South Africa. The following subjects are discussed: what is South African sign language?, oppression of sign language, the South African situation, who uses SASL?, what is meant by the deaf community?, the cultural versus the pathological view of deafness, sign language interpreting for the deaf, what is interpreting?, the current South African interpreting situation, interim short-term measures to remedy the situation, the envisaged future, and the professionalisation of interpreting.
Source : K. Foelen