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  • Handbook of Translation Studiesby Yves Gambier; Luc van Doorslaer

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2013; US$ 135.00

    As a meaningful manifestation of how institutionalized the discipline has become, the new Handbook of Translation Studies is most welcome. It joins the other signs of maturation such as Summer Schools, the development of academic curricula, historical surveys, journals, book series, textbooks, terminologies, bibliographies and encyclopedias.The HTS... more...

  • Identity and Status in the Translational Professionsby Rakefet Sela-Sheffy; Miriam Shlesinger

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2011; US$ 143.00

    This volume contributes to the emerging research on the social formation of translators and interpreters as specific occupational groups. Despite the rising academic interest in sociological perspectives in Translation Studies, relatively little research has so far been devoted to translators? social background, status struggles and sense of self.... more...

  • In Translation ? Reflections, Refractions, Transformationsby Paul St-Pierre; Prafulla C. Kar

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2007; US$ 165.00

    With contributions by researchers from India, Europe, North America and the Caribbean, In Translation ? Reflections, refractions, transformations touches on questions of method and on topics ? including copyright, cultural hybridity, globalization, identity construction, and minority languages ? which are important for the disciplinary development... more...

  • Interdisciplinarity in Translation and Interpreting Process Researchby Maureen Ehrensberger-Dow; Susanne Göpferich; Sharon O'Brien

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2015; US$ 128.00

    On the basis of a pilot study using speech recognition (SR) software, this chapter attempts to illustrate the benefits of adopting an interdisciplinary approach in translator training. It shows how the collaboration between phoneticians, translators and interpreters can (1) advance research, (2) have implications for the curriculum, (3) be pedagogically... more...

  • Interpretationby James Nolan

    Multilingual Matters 2005; US$ 49.95

    This book provides a structured syllabus and an overview of interpretation accompanied by exercises in the main aspects of the art. It is meant as a practical guide for interpreters and as a complement to interpreter training programmes, particularly for students preparing for conference interpreting in international governmental and business settings. more...

  • Interpretationby James Nolan

    Channel View Publications 2012; US$ 25.00

    In recent decades the explosive growth of globalization and regional integration has fuelled parallel growth in multilingual conferences. Although conference interpreting has come of age as a profession, interpreter training programs have had varied success, pointing to the need for an instructional manual which covers the subject comprehensively.... more...

  • Interpreters in Early Imperial Chinaby Rachel Lung

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2011; US$ 128.00

    This monograph examines interpreters in early imperial China and their roles in the making of archival records about foreign countries and peoples. It covers ten empirical studies on historical interpreting and discusses a range of issues, such as interpreters? identities, ethics, non-mediating tasks, status, and relations with their patrons and other... more...

  • Interpreting Chinese, Interpreting Chinaby Robin Setton

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2011; US$ 128.00

    China?s emergence has generated a wave of interest in interpreting and interpreter training. First published as a Special Issue of Interpreting (11:2, 2009) this collection of papers by six leading researchers from the Chinese Mainland, Hong Kong, Taiwan and overseas, some based on recent PhDs, explores topics as diverse as historical conceptions... more...

  • Interpreting Justiceby Moira Inghilleri

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    In this timely study, Inghilleri examines the interface between ethics, language, and politics during acts of interpreting, with reference to two particular sites of transnational conflict: the political and judicial context of asylum adjudication and the geo-political context of war. The book characterizes the social and moral spaces in which the... more...

  • Interpreting and Translating in Public Service Settingsby Raquel De Pedro Ricoy; Isabelle Perez; Christine Wilson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    Translation, interpreting and other forms of communication support within public sector settings constitute a field which deals, quite literally, with matters of life and death. Overshadowed for many years by interpreting and translating in other domains, public sector interpreting and translating has received growing attention in recent years, with... more...