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Revisiting the interpreter's role [electronic resource] : a study of conference, court, and medical interpreters in Canada, Mexico, and the United States / Claudia Angelelli.

By: Angelelli, Claudia.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Benjamins translation library: v. 55.Publisher: Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins, c2004Description: 1 online resource (xii, 125 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9789027295224 (electronic bk.); 9027295220 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Translating and interpreting | Linguistics | Interpr�etation (Traduction) | LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Translating & InterpretingGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Revisiting the interpreter's role.DDC classification: 418/.02 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Revisiting the Interpreter's Role; Editorial page; Title page; LCC page; Dedication page; Table of Contents; Prologue; 1. Overview of the field; 2. Opening up the circle; 3. The construction of the Interpreter's Interpersonal Role Inventory (IPRI); 4. Interpreter Interpersonal Role Inventory; 5. Expanding perspectives; Appendix 1. IPRI Final Version; Appendix 2. Organizations surveyed for different settings; Appendix 3. Letter from AIIC, U.S. Respondent # 16; Notes; References; The series Benjamins Translation Library.
Summary: Through the development of a valid and reliable instrument, this book sets out to study the role that interpreters play in the various settings where they work, i.e. the courts, the hospitals, business meetings, international conferences, and schools. It presents interpreters' perceptions and beliefs about their work as well as statements of their behaviors about their practice. For the first time, the administration and results of a survey administered across languages in Canada, Mexico and the United States offer the reader a glimpse of the interpreters' views in their own words. It also dis.
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Based on the author's Ph. D. dissertation, Stanford University, 2001.

Includes bibliographical references (p. [115]-122) and index.

Revisiting the Interpreter's Role; Editorial page; Title page; LCC page; Dedication page; Table of Contents; Prologue; 1. Overview of the field; 2. Opening up the circle; 3. The construction of the Interpreter's Interpersonal Role Inventory (IPRI); 4. Interpreter Interpersonal Role Inventory; 5. Expanding perspectives; Appendix 1. IPRI Final Version; Appendix 2. Organizations surveyed for different settings; Appendix 3. Letter from AIIC, U.S. Respondent # 16; Notes; References; The series Benjamins Translation Library.

Through the development of a valid and reliable instrument, this book sets out to study the role that interpreters play in the various settings where they work, i.e. the courts, the hospitals, business meetings, international conferences, and schools. It presents interpreters' perceptions and beliefs about their work as well as statements of their behaviors about their practice. For the first time, the administration and results of a survey administered across languages in Canada, Mexico and the United States offer the reader a glimpse of the interpreters' views in their own words. It also dis.

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Revisiting the interpreter's role by Angelelli, Claudia. ©2004
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