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Community Interpreting
     

Community Interpreting

by S. Hale
 

ISBN-10: 140394069X

ISBN-13: 9781403940698

Pub. Date: 11/21/2007

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK

This is a comprehensive overview of the field of Community Interpreting. It explores the relationship between research, training and practice, reviewing the main theoretical concepts, describing the main issues surrounding the practice and the training of interpreters, and identifying areas of much needed research in answering those issues.

Overview

This is a comprehensive overview of the field of Community Interpreting. It explores the relationship between research, training and practice, reviewing the main theoretical concepts, describing the main issues surrounding the practice and the training of interpreters, and identifying areas of much needed research in answering those issues.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781403940698
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date:
11/21/2007
Series:
Research and Practice in Applied Linguistics Series
Edition description:
2007
Pages:
301
Sales rank:
1,255,046
Product dimensions:
5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

General Editor's Preface Acknowledgements PART 1: KEY CONCEPTS AND RESEARCH ISSUES Overview of the Field of Interpreting and Main Theoretical Concepts Interdisciplinarity: Community Interpreting in the Medical Context Interdisciplinarity: Community Interpreting in the Legal Context PART 2: PRACTICAL APPLICATIONS Analysing the Interpreters' Code of Ethics The Practitioners' Voices: Views, Perceptions and Exceptions from Legal, Medical and Interpreting Practitioners Community Interpreting Training PART 3: RESEARCH INTO COMMUNITY INTERPRETING Main Traditions and Approaches in Community Interpreting Research Conducting Research in Community Interpreting PART 4: FURTHER RESOURCES IN COMMUNITY INTERPRETING Key Resources References Index

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