Volume 6, Issue 1
  • ISSN 2215-1354
  • E-ISSN: 2215-1362
Buy:$35.00 + Taxes
Preview this article:
Zoom in

Macro and micro-social variation in Asia-Pacific sign languages, Page 1 of 1

| /docserver/preview/fulltext/aplv.00007.int-1.gif


Article metrics loading...

Loading full text...

Full text loading...


  1. Blau, Shane
    (2017) Indexing gay identities in American Sign Language. Sign Language Studies, 18(1), 5–40. 10.1353/sls.2017.0019
    https://doi.org/10.1353/sls.2017.0019 [Google Scholar]
  2. Boyes Braem, Penny, & Sutton-Spence, Rachel
    (Eds.) (2001) The hands are the head of the mouth: The mouth as articulator in sign languages. Hamburg: Signum Press.
    [Google Scholar]
  3. Branson, Jan, & Miller, Don
    (1997) National sign languages and language policies. InRuth Wodak & David Corson (Eds.) (1997) Encyclopedia of language and education: Language policy and political issues in education, volume1, (pp.89–98). Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers. 10.1007/978‑94‑011‑4538‑1_9
    https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-011-4538-1_9 [Google Scholar]
  4. Coulmas, Florian
    (1997) Introduction. InFlorian Coulmas (Ed.), The handbook of sociolinguistics (pp.1–11). Oxford: Blackwell.
    [Google Scholar]
  5. Coupland, Nikolas
    (2016) Introduction. InNikolas Coupland (Ed.), Sociolinguistics: Theoretical debates (pp.1–34). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 10.1017/CBO9781107449787.002
    https://doi.org/10.1017/CBO9781107449787.002 [Google Scholar]
  6. Cunningham, Denis, Ingram, D. E., & Sumbuk, Kenneth
    (Eds.) (2006) Language diversity in the Pacific: Endangerment and survival. Bristol: Multilingual Matters. 10.21832/9781853598685
    https://doi.org/10.21832/9781853598685 [Google Scholar]
  7. de Beuzeville, Louise, Johnston, Trevor, & Schembri, Adam
    (2009) The use of space with indicating verbs in Auslan: A corpus-based investigation. Sign Language and Linguistics, 12(1), 53–82. 10.1075/sll.12.1.03deb
    https://doi.org/10.1075/sll.12.1.03deb [Google Scholar]
  8. De Meulder, Maartje, Kusters, Annelies, Moriarty, Erin, & Murray, Joseph J.
    (2019) Describe, don’t prescribe. The practice and politics of translanguaging in the context of deaf signers. Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 40(10), 892–906. doi:  10.1080/01434632.2019.1592181
    https://doi.org/10.1080/01434632.2019.1592181 [Google Scholar]
  9. de Vos, Connie
    (2011) Kata Kolok colour terms and the emergence of lexical signs in rural signing communities. Senses and Society, 6(1), 68–76. 10.2752/174589311X12893982233795
    https://doi.org/10.2752/174589311X12893982233795 [Google Scholar]
  10. (2012) Sign-spatiality in Kata Kolok: How a village sign language of Bali inscribes its signing space. Doctoral dissertation, Max Planck Institute of Psycholinguistics, Nijmegen.
  11. de Vos, Connie, & Pfau, Roland
    (2015) Sign language typology: The contribution of rural sign languages. Annual Review of Linguistics, 1, 265–288. 10.1146/annurev‑linguist‑030514‑124958
    https://doi.org/10.1146/annurev-linguist-030514-124958 [Google Scholar]
  12. de Vos, Connie, & Zeshan, Ulrike
    (2012) Demographic, sociocultural and linguistic variation across rural signing communities. InUlrike Zeshan & Connie de Vos (Eds.), Sign languages in village communities: Anthropological and linguistic insights (pp.2–23). Lancaster: Ishara Press and Berlin: de Gruyter. 10.1515/9781614511496.2
    https://doi.org/10.1515/9781614511496.2 [Google Scholar]
  13. Dolman, David
    (1986) Sign languages in Jamaica. Sign Language Studies, 52, 235–242. 10.1353/sls.1986.0027
    https://doi.org/10.1353/sls.1986.0027 [Google Scholar]
  14. Eckert, Penelope
    (2008) Variation and the indexical field. Journal of Sociolinguistics, 12(4), 453–476. 10.1111/j.1467‑9841.2008.00374.x
    https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-9841.2008.00374.x [Google Scholar]
  15. (2012) Three waves of variation study: The emergence of meaning in the study of sociolinguistic variation. Annual Review of Anthropology, 41, 87–100. 10.1146/annurev‑anthro‑092611‑145828
    https://doi.org/10.1146/annurev-anthro-092611-145828 [Google Scholar]
  16. Fenlon, Jordan, Schembri, Adam, Rentelis, Ramas, & Cormier, Kearsy
    (2013) Variation in handshape and orientation in British Sign Language: The case of the ‘1’ hand configuration. Language and Communication, 33(1), 69–91. 10.1016/j.langcom.2012.09.001
    https://doi.org/10.1016/j.langcom.2012.09.001 [Google Scholar]
  17. Fenlon, Jordan, Cormier, Kearsy, & Schembri, Adam
    (2014) Directional verbs as fusion of linguistic and gestural elements in British Sign Language: A corpus-based study. Paper presented at theFifth UK Cognitive Linguistics Conference, Lancaster University, UK, 29–31 July, 2014.
    [Google Scholar]
  18. Fishman, Joshua A.
    (1972) Domains and the relationship between micro- and macrosociolinguistics. InJohn J. Gumperz & Dell Hymes (Eds.), Directions in sociolinguistics: The ethnography of communication (pp.437–453). New York, NY: Holt, Rinehart and Winston.
    [Google Scholar]
  19. Friedner, Michele, & Kusters, Annelies
    (2020) Deaf anthropology. Annual Review of Anthropology, 49, 31–47. 10.1146/annurev‑anthro‑010220‑034545
    https://doi.org/10.1146/annurev-anthro-010220-034545 [Google Scholar]
  20. García, Ofelia, & Wei, Li
    (2014) Translanguaging: Language, bilingualism and education. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. 10.1057/9781137385765
    https://doi.org/10.1057/9781137385765 [Google Scholar]
  21. Goebel, Zane
    (2016) Superdiversity from within: The case of ethnicity in Indonesia. InKarel Arnaut, Martha Sif Karrebæk, Massimiliano Spotti, & Jan Blommaert (Eds.), Engaging superdiversity: Recombining spaces, times and language practices (pp.251–276). Bristol: Multilingual Matters. 10.21832/9781783096800‑013
    https://doi.org/10.21832/9781783096800-013 [Google Scholar]
  22. Gumperz, John J.
    (1982) Discourse strategies. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 10.1017/CBO9780511611834
    https://doi.org/10.1017/CBO9780511611834 [Google Scholar]
  23. Hairston, Ernest, & Smith, Linwood
    (1983) Black and deaf in America: Are we that different?Silver Spring, MD: TJ Publishers.
    [Google Scholar]
  24. Heinrich, Patrick
    (2018) Dialect cosplay: Language use by the younger generation. InPatrick Heinrich & Christian Galan (Eds.), Being young in super-aging Japan: Formative events and cultural reactions (pp.166–182). London: Routledge. 10.4324/9781351025065‑11
    https://doi.org/10.4324/9781351025065-11 [Google Scholar]
  25. Heller, Monica
    (2001) Undoing the micro/micro dichotomy: Ideology and categorisation in a linguistic minority school. InChristopher N. Candlin, Nikolas Coupland, & Srikant Sarangi (Eds.), Sociolinguistics and social theory (pp.212–234). Abingdon: Routledge.
    [Google Scholar]
  26. Hodge, Gabrielle, Ferrara, Lindsay N., & Anible, Benjamin D.
    (2019) The semiotic diversity of doing reference in a deaf signed language. Journal of Pragmatics, 143, 33–53. 10.1016/j.pragma.2019.01.025
    https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pragma.2019.01.025 [Google Scholar]
  27. Hou, Lynn Y-S., & Kusters, Annelies
    (2019) Sign languages. InKarin Tusting (Ed.), The Routledge handbook of linguistic ethnography (pp.340–355). Abingdon: Routledge. 10.4324/9781315675824‑25
    https://doi.org/10.4324/9781315675824-25 [Google Scholar]
  28. Kegl, Judy, Senghas, Ann, & Coppola, Marie
    (1999) Creation through contact: Sign language emergence and sign language change in Nicaragua. InMichel de Graff (Ed.), Language creation and language change: Creolization, diachrony, and development (pp.179–238). Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.
    [Google Scholar]
  29. Kusters, Annelies, Green, E. Mara, Moriarty Harrelson, Erin, & Snoddon, Kristin
    (Eds.) (2020) Sign language ideologies in practice. Lancashire: Ishara Press and Berlin, de Gruyter.
    [Google Scholar]
  30. Labov, William
    (1966) The linguistic variable as a structural unit. Washington Linguistics Review, 3, 4–22.
    [Google Scholar]
  31. Layder, Derek
    (1994) Understanding social theory. London: Sage.
    [Google Scholar]
  32. Lucas, Ceil, Bayley, Robert, & Valli, Clayton
    (2001) Sociolinguistic variation in American Sign Language. Washington, DC: Gallaudet University Press. 10.1017/CBO9780511612824
    https://doi.org/10.1017/CBO9780511612824 [Google Scholar]
  33. Lucas, Ceil, & Bayley, Robert
    (2016) Quantitative sociolinguistics and sign languages: Implications for sociolinguistic theory. InNikolas Coupland (Ed.), Sociolinguistics: Theoretical debates (pp.349–366). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 10.1017/CBO9781107449787.017
    https://doi.org/10.1017/CBO9781107449787.017 [Google Scholar]
  34. McCaskill, Carolyn, Hill, Joseph C., Bayley, Robert, & Lucas, Ceil
    (2011) The hidden treasure of Black ASL: Its history and structure. Washington, DC: Gallaudet University Press.
    [Google Scholar]
  35. McKee, Rachel
    (2019) Motivation and innovation in indexing Māori identity in New Zealand Sign Language. Presentation at theSymposium on Sociolinguistic Variation in Signed and Spoken Languages of the Asia-Pacific Region, University of Central Lancashire, 12–13 July, 2019.
    [Google Scholar]
  36. McKee, Rachel, Schembri, Adam, McKee, David, & Johnston, Trevor
    (2011) Variable “subject” presence in Australian Sign Language and New Zealand Sign Language. Language Variation and Change, 23(3), 375–398. 10.1017/S0954394511000123
    https://doi.org/10.1017/S0954394511000123 [Google Scholar]
  37. Meir, Irit, Sandler, Wendy, Padden, Carol A., & Aronoff, Mark
    (2010) Emerging sign languages. InMarc Marschark, Patricia E. Spencer, & Peter E. Nathan (Eds.), Oxford handbook of deaf studies, language, and education, volume2, (pp.267–280). Oxford: Oxford University Press.
    [Google Scholar]
  38. Meir, Irit, Israel, Assaf, Sandler, Wendy, Padden, Carol A., & Aronoff, Mark
    (2012) The influence of community on language structure: Evidence from two young sign languages. Linguistic Variation, 12(2), 247–291. 10.1075/lv.12.2.04mei
    https://doi.org/10.1075/lv.12.2.04mei [Google Scholar]
  39. Moriarty Harrelson, Erin, Cooper, Audrey C., dela Torre, Theresa Christine B., Domingo, Raphael, Palfreyman, Nick, & Tien, Nguyen Tran Thuy
    (2016) Asia, Southeast: Deaf community. InGenie Gertz & Patrick Boudreault (Eds.), The SAGE deaf studies encyclopedia. Sage Publications. doi:  10.4135/9781483346489
    https://doi.org/10.4135/9781483346489 [Google Scholar]
  40. Nyst, Victoria
    (2012) Shared sign languages. InRoland Pfau, Markus Steinbach, & Bencie Woll (Eds.), Sign language: An international handbook (pp.552–573). Berlin: de Gruyter. 10.1515/9783110261325.552
    https://doi.org/10.1515/9783110261325.552 [Google Scholar]
  41. Nyst, Victoria, Sylla, Kara, & Magassouba, Moustapha
    (2012) Deaf signers in Douentza, a rural area in Mali. InUlrike Zeshan & Connie de Vos (Eds.), Sign languages in village communities: Anthropological and linguistic insights (pp.251–276). Lancaster: Ishara Press and Berlin: de Gruyter. 10.1515/9781614511496.251
    https://doi.org/10.1515/9781614511496.251 [Google Scholar]
  42. Palfreyman, Nick
    (2016) Sign language sociolinguistics and the ‘Third Wave’: The social significance of Javanese mouthings in an Indonesian city. Presentation at theTheoretical Issues in Sign Language Research (TISLR 12), Melbourne, 4–7 January, 2016.
    [Google Scholar]
  43. (2019) Variation in Indonesian Sign Language: A typological and sociolinguistic analysis. Lancaster: Ishara Press and Berlin: de Gruyter. 10.1515/9781501504822
    https://doi.org/10.1515/9781501504822 [Google Scholar]
  44. Poplack, Shana, & Tagliamonte, Sali A.
    (2001) African American English in the diaspora: Tense and aspect. Malden: Blackwell.
    [Google Scholar]
  45. Satyanath, Shobha
    (2018) Kohima: Language variation and change in a small but diverse city in India. InDick Smakman & Patrick Heinrich (Eds.), Urban sociolinguistics: The city as a linguistic process and experience (pp.95–112). Abingdon: Routledge.
    [Google Scholar]
  46. Schegloff, Emanuel A.
    (1987) Between micro and macro: Contexts and other connections. InJeffrey C. Alexander, Bernhard Giesen, Richard Munch, & Neil J. Smelser (Eds.), The macro-micro link (pp.207–234). Berkeley, CA: University of California Press.
    [Google Scholar]
  47. Schembri, Adam, & Johnston, Trevor
    (2007) Sociolinguistic variation in the use of fingerspelling in Australian Sign Language: A pilot study. Sign Language Studies, 7(3), 319–347. 10.1353/sls.2007.0019
    https://doi.org/10.1353/sls.2007.0019 [Google Scholar]
  48. (2013) Sociolinguistic variation and change in sign languages. InRobert Bayley, Richard Cameron, & Ceil Lucas (Eds.), The Oxford handbook of sociolinguistics (pp.503–524). Oxford: Oxford University Press.
    [Google Scholar]
  49. Schembri, Adam, Fenlon, Jordan, Cormier, Kearsy, & Johnston, Trevor
    (2018) Sociolinguistic typology and sign languages. Frontiers in Psychology: Language Sciences, 9(200). doi:  10.3389/fpsyg.2018.00200
    https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2018.00200 [Google Scholar]
  50. Schembri, Adam, Cormier, Kearsy, Johnston, Trevor, McKee, David, McKee, Rachel, & Woll, Bencie
    (2010) Sociolinguistic variation in British, Australian and New Zealand Sign Languages. InDiane Brentari (Ed.), Sign languages (pp.476–498). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 10.1017/CBO9780511712203.022
    https://doi.org/10.1017/CBO9780511712203.022 [Google Scholar]
  51. Schembri, Adam, & Fenlon, Jordan
    (2019) Making identity visible: In search of regional accents in sign languages. Poster presentation, Twelfth UK Language Variation and Change conference, London, 3–5 September, 2019.
    [Google Scholar]
  52. Sharma, Devyani
    (2011) Style repertoire and social change in British Asian English. Journal of Sociolinguistics, 15(4), 464–492. 10.1111/j.1467‑9841.2011.00503.x
    https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-9841.2011.00503.x [Google Scholar]
  53. (2017) Unexpected indexicalities: Exploring micro and macro contexts of social meaning. Presentation at theUK Language Variation and Change conference, 11, 29–31 August, 2017.
    [Google Scholar]
  54. Siu, Wai Yan Rebecca
    (2016) Location variation in Hong Kong Sign Language (HKSL). Asia-Pacific Language Variation, 2(1), 4–47. 10.1075/aplv.2.1.01siu
    https://doi.org/10.1075/aplv.2.1.01siu [Google Scholar]
  55. Stamp, Rose, Schembri, Adam, Fenlon, Jordan, Rentelis, Ramas, Woll, Bencie, Cormier, Kearsy
    (2014) Lexical variation and change in British Sign Language. PLOS ONE9(4), e94053. doi:  10.1371/journal.pone.0094053
    https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0094053 [Google Scholar]
  56. Sze, Felix, Isma, Silva, Suwiryo, Adhika Irlang, Wijaya, Laura Lesmana, Bharato, Adhi Kusumo, & Satryawan, Iwan
    (2015) Differentiating ‘dialect’ and ‘language’ in sign languages: A case study of two signing varieties in Indonesia. Asia-Pacific Language Variation, 1(2), 190–219. 10.1075/aplv.1.2.04sze
    https://doi.org/10.1075/aplv.1.2.04sze [Google Scholar]
  57. Volker, Craig A.
    (2015) The diversity of Asia-Pacific language ecologies. InCraig A. Volker & Fred E. Anderson (Eds.), Education in languages of lesser power: Asia-Pacific perspectives (pp.1–12). Amsterdam: John Benjamins.
    [Google Scholar]
  58. Wei, Monica X., Felix Sze, & Wong, Aaron Y. L.
    (2018) Gender variation in signs of sexual behaviour in Hong Kong Sign Language, Asia Pacific Language Variation, 4(1), 1–35. 10.1075/aplv.17002.wei
    https://doi.org/10.1075/aplv.17002.wei [Google Scholar]
  59. Woodward, James
    (2003) Sign languages and deaf identities in Thailand and Viet Nam. InLeila Monaghan, Constanze Schmaling, Karen Nakamura, & Graham H. Turner (Eds.), Many ways to be deaf: International variation in deaf communities (pp.283–301). Washington, D.C: Gallaudet University Press.
    [Google Scholar]
  • Article Type: Introduction
This is a required field
Please enter a valid email address
Approval was successful
Invalid data
An Error Occurred
Approval was partially successful, following selected items could not be processed due to error