The Changing Landscape of Translation and Interpreting Studies

Mona Baker, Sandra Bermann (Editor), Catherine Porter (Editor)

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    Abstract

    Translation and interpreting studies is now a vast and growing area of scholarship. This essay offers a broad overview of some of its main concerns, focusing on a number of themes that have received growing attention in the 1990s and the early part of the 21st century. These are: representation; minority/majority relations; globalization, the global economy, and global resistance. The essay concludes with a brief discussion of future directions, including further engagement with questions of ethics and trust, and the impact of new media cultures and technologies.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationA Companion to Translation Studies
    Place of PublicationChichester
    PublisherJohn Wiley & Sons Ltd
    Pages15-27
    Number of pages18
    ISBN (Print)978-0-470-67189-4
    Publication statusPublished - 2014

    Keywords

    • representation
    • minority
    • new media
    • ethics
    • globalization
    • technology
    • user-generated translation

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