Lumping and splitting: sign language delineation and ideologies of linguistic differentiation

Nick Palfreyman*, Adam Schembri

*Corresponding author for this work

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)105-112
Number of pages8
JournalJournal of Sociolinguistics
Issue number1
Early online date1 Feb 2022
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2022


  • community engagement
  • language delineation
  • language ideologies
  • lumping
  • sign languages
  • splitting

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Language and Linguistics
  • Sociology and Political Science
  • Philosophy
  • Linguistics and Language
  • History and Philosophy of Science

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