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  • 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...

  • Translation and Localization Project Managementby Keiran J. Dunne; Elena S. Dunne

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2011; US$ 143.00

    The community or “crowdsourcing” project model presents opportunities for organizations to translate content that might otherwise not be financially feasible to offer in other languages. In this chapter, the authors find that relying on the voluntary labor of the community raises a variety of traditional and new project management issues.... more...

  • Subtitling Norms for Televisionby Jan Pedersen

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2011; US$ 128.00

    In most subtitling countries, those lines at the bottom of the screen are the most read medium of all, for which reason they deserve all the academic attention they can get. This monograph represents a large-scale attempt to provide such attention, by exploring the norms of subtitling for television. It does so by empirically investigating a large... more...

  • Advances in Interpreting Researchby Brenda Nicodemus; Laurie Swabey

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2011; US$ 135.00

    Legislation guarantees communication access in the United States healthcare system for deaf citizens and this access is often made possible by bimodal bilingual interpreters, individuals fluent in spoken and signed languages. Yet there is a conspicuous lack of research on interpreted discourse in this setting. With the exception of research on mental... more...

  • The Art of Translationby Jirí Levý; Patrick Corness; Zuzana Jettmarová

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2011; US$ 143.00

    Jiří Levý?s seminal work, The Art of Translation , considered a timeless classic in Translation Studies, is now available in English. Having drawn on adjacent disciplines, the methodology of Czech functional sociosemiotic structuralism and the state-of-the art in the West, Levý synthesized his findings and experience in the field presenting them... more...

  • Perspectives on Translation Qualityby Ilse Depraetere

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 182.00

    This book is the result of the collaboration between academics and industry professionals and therefore sheds new light on translation quality in the ?real? world: it addresses human translation and machine translation, translations done by students and by professional translators, and quality assurance (QA) in the translation workflow.... more...

  • Reflections on Translationby Susan BASSNETT

    Channel View Publications 2011; US$ 15.00

    This collection of essays brings together a decade of writings on translation by leading international translation studies expert, Susan Bassnett. The essays cover a range of topics and will be useful to anyone with an interest in how different cultures communicate. Bassnett draws upon her personal experience to explore issues such as why the same... more...

  • Translation and Oppositionby Dimitris ASIMAKOULAS; Margaret ROGERS

    Channel View Publications 2011; US$ 35.00

    Translation and Opposition is an edited volume that brings together cultural and sociological perspectives of translation. Contemporary models in Translation Studies have relatively recently problematized various myths relating to translation activity, such as the view of translation as an impersonal, mechanical act of linguistic transfer or as an... more...

  • Handbook of Translation Studiesby Yves Gambier; Luc van Doorslaer

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2010; US$ 158.00

    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...

  • Handbook of Translation Studiesby Yves Gambier; Luc van Doorslaer

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2011; 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...