Recherche AVEC et non SUR les locuteurs (cf. "deafcentered research" de Antinoro Pizzuto)

  • "Researchers' access to the language varieties of the community and in-group knowledge can also be a challenge. If the researcher is not a native speaker of all of the language varieties being studied or an in-group member of the community, additional research and consultation with native speakers is necessary in order to handle the data honestly and responsibly. If the researcher is an in-group member and a native speaker of the language varieties being studied, insider knowledge must be questioned and language attitudes examined." (Cashman 2009, p. 294)
  • "When the community you are studying is a minority language community, additional challenges and opportunities might await you. Whether or not you are a member of the community, you may be called upon to provide information, assistance, and advocacy for the community, even on language issues that do not fall in tour area of expertise. Many sociolinguists feel that it is the responsibility of the researcher to repay the community by services such as error correction and advocacy to the community (Labov, 1982a), by empowerment of research participants through involving community members in every aspect of the research (Cameron et al. 1993), and by proving linguistic gratuity to the community in the form of services, educational information, and products (Wolfram, 1993, 1998, 2000)." (Cashman 2009, p. 294)
  • "Selon l’enquête HID, environ 119 000 personnes utiliseraient la langue des signes en France métropolitaine, parmi lesquelles 44 000 déficients auditifs et 75 000 personnes n’ayant pas déclaré de déficience auditive." (DREES 2005, p. 78)