Community Interpreting available in Paperback
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.
About the Author
SANDRA HALE is Associate Professor andleader of the Interpreting and Translation Research Node, University of Western Sydney, Australia. She has extensive experience as an interpreter, educator and researcher. She chaired the Critical Link 5 Congress held in 2007, and is the author of The Discourse of Court Interpreting.
Table of ContentsGeneral 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